- Name: Hunter S. Thompson
- Born: 07/18/1937
- Died: 02/20/2005 (67 years old)
Hunter Stockton Thompson (July 18, 1937– February 20, 2005) was an American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He first rose to prominence with the publication of Hell’s Angels (1967), a book for which he spent a year living and riding with the Hells Angels motorcycle gang to write a first-hand account of the lives and experiences of its members.
Birth Name: Hunter Stockton Thompson
Genre: Gonzo journalism
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Death Place: Woody Creek, Colorado, U.S.
Hunter S. Thompson quotes :
The mind of America is seized by a fatal dry rot - and it's only a question of time before all that the mind controls will run amuck in a frenzy of stupid, impotent fear.Hunter S. Thompson
Nixon represents that dark, venal and incurably violent side of the American character almost every other country in the world has learned to fear and despise.Hunter S. Thompson
For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled.Hunter S. Thompson
The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.Hunter S. Thompson
America... just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.Hunter S. Thompson
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.Hunter S. Thompson
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.Hunter S. Thompson