Hunter S. Thompson was a ‘controversial’ American journalist and author, best known for his ‘Fear and Loathing’ series and his gonzo style of journalism that inspire countless reporters and movie makers till date. Gonzo journalism is when reporters include themselves in live reporting to such an extent that they become the prime characters of their story. At the age of 14, Thompson’s father passed away, leaving him to deal with a shaky childhood. He attended different schools until he joined Louisville Male High School, but he was eventually suspended because he was sentenced to 60 days in prison for his alleged involvement in a car robbery. After serving his sentence, Hunter joined the US air force and started serving at Florida’s Elgin Air Force Base. He studied electronics and became a sports editor for The Command Courier. After being ‘honorably discharged’ from the Air Force due to his rebellious attitude, he joined several jobs and got fired for his insubordination. His biggest breakthrough came from his featured articles in Rogue magazine. He also wrote ‘The Rum Diary’, ‘Prince Jellyfish’ and for ‘The Spyder’. Thereafter, he used his personal experiences to write countless books like Hell’s Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved, Screw Jack and Kingdom of Fear that instantly became popular worldwide! Here’s a collection of Hunter S. Thompson’s quotes, both from his writings and life. It’s not just in his works Thompson shares his opinion about life, love and the world. He was a man who always spoke his mind and you can easily find hundreds of his quotes on internet.