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    Hunter S. Thompson
    “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.”
    Hunter S. Thompson

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    Hunter S. Thompson
    “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?”
    Hunter S. Thompson

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    Hunter S. Thompson
    “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!”
    Hunter S. Thompson, The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967

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    Michael Chabon
    “I smoked and looked down at the bottom of Pittsburgh for a little while, watching the kids playing tiny baseball, the distant figures of dogs snatching at a little passing car, a miniature housewife on her back porch shaking out a snippet of red rug, and I made a sudden, frightened vow never to become that small, and to devote myself to getting bigger and bigger and bigger.”
    Michael Chabon, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

  • #5
    Walter Benjamin
    “How many cities have revealed themselves to me in the marches I undertook in the pursuit of books!”
    Walter Benjamin, Illuminations: Essays and Reflections

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    Jennifer Egan
    “The pause makes you think the song will end. And then the song isn't really over, so you're relieved. But then the song does actually end, because every song ends, obviously, and THAT. TIME. THE. END. IS. FOR. REAL.”
    Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

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