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Hunter S. Thompson: 5 Crazy Quotes of Wisdom

1. "Crazy" is a term of art; "Insane" is a term of law. Remember that, and you will save yourself a lot of trouble. 

(Source: Running Wild, Hunter S. Thompson, ESPN)

2. Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.

(Source: Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist By Hunter S. Thompson)


3. A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.

(Source: The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967)

4. So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?

(Source: Security, 1955)


5. Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent. 

(Source: Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century)