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"I've always considered writing the most hateful kind of work. I suspect it's a bit like fucking, which is only fun for amateurs. Old whores don't do much giggling."  (Hunter S. Thompson, on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

"In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity."  (Hunter S. Thompson)

"Register at a hotel under a pseudonym, and then rent two convertibles - a Porsche and a green Cadillac - so you can switch cars when things start to go bad. Be sure to launch one of these cars off a steep hill."  (Hunter S. Thompson, advice on 'adventure' in Men's Journal)

"Some may never live, but the crazy never die."  (Hunter S. Thompson)

"Stay naked as much as possible, but do not impose your orgiastic will on others. Don't have sex in the lobby - it's usually awkward."  (Hunter S. Thompson, advice on 'adventure' in Men's Journal)

"The Circus-Circus is what the whole hep world would be doing on Saturday night if the Nazis has won the war. This is the Sixth Reich."  (Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

"The city's frightening now. That's the basis of my reaction to Las Vegas. It's not the city I wrote about. It's not the same place at all. You'll notice that even the - what do you call them? - milestone or trademark casinos are now gone."  (Hunter S. Thompson, on "modern" Las Vegas, when compared to the Las Vegas of the early 1970's)

"The Edge...There is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over."  (Hunter S. Thompson, Hells Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga)

"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side."  (Hunter S. Thompson)

"We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world - bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are whores for power and oil with hate and fear in our hearts."  (Hunter S. Thompson, on America)

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