In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upwardly-mobile – and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. We owe that to ourselves and our crippled self-image as something better than a nation of panicked sheep.
The waitress had the appearance of a very old hooker who had finally found her place in life.
Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear.- Stephen King
The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds...- Gautama Buddha
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.- Joseph Chilton Pearce
Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.- Sidney Hook
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.- Arthur Christopher Benson
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|Birth:||18th July, 1937|
|Death:||20th February, 2005|
|Profession:||Author, Journalist, Novelist|
Hunter Stockton Thompson was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an American journalist, author, novelist and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement. He worked for several magazines and newspapers include: The National Observer, The Nation, Rolling Stone, High Times, The San Francisco Examiner, The New York Times, and Esquire. He became internationally known with the publication of Hell's Angels. The work he remains best known for, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas(novel), constitutes a rumination on the failure of the 1960s counterculture movement. He wrote other books include: Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72, The Great Shark Hunt(essays), The Curse of Lono(memoir), Generation of Swine(essays), Songs of the Doomed(essays), Screw-Jack(short stories), Better Than Sex(essays), The proud highway, The Rum Diary(novel), Fear and Loathing in America, Kingdom of Fear, Hey Rube, and Ancient Gonzo Wisdom.
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