He wrote many books about his adventures with narcotics; most notably, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
- Hunter S Thompson
brought light the fact that the American dream is misguided.
Authored some of the greatest works of our time.
Took his own life, and with it he took away the last of the great American writers.
"Bill Clinton does not inhale marijuana, right? You bet. Like I chew on LSD but I don't swallow it."
"In four short years he has turned our country from a prosperous nation at peace into a desperately indebted nation at war. But so what? He is the President of the United States, and you're not. Love it or leave it."
–on George W. Bush
"All we have to do is get out and vote, while it's still legal, and we will wash those crooked warmongers out of the White House."
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours."
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."
"Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect."