quote by Hunter S. Thompson

Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whisky and drive fast on empty streets with nothing in mind but falling in love and not getting arrested.

— Hunter S. Thompson

Most Powerful Whiskies quotations

I love to sing, and I love to drink scotch. Most people would rather hear me drink scotch.

Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.

I wish to live to 150 years old, but the day I die, I wish it to be with a cigarette in one hand and a glass of whiskey in the other.

I was brought up to believe that Scotch whisky would need a tax preference to survive in competition with Kentucky bourbon.

There are two things a Highlander likes naked, and the other one is Malt Whisky

I wanted to play piano in restaurants in the south of France.

I went there on holiday once and I saw this guy playing in an old tuxedo. He was all disheveled, with a whisky glass on the piano. I thought that was the coolest thing. So what's happened to me with 'Twilight' isn't really what I'd planned.

My God, so much I like to drink Scotch that sometimes I think my name is Igor Stra-whiskey.

Happiness is having a rare steak, a bottle of whiskey, and a dog to eat the rare steak.

Champagne's funny stuff. I'm used to whiskey. Whiskey is a slap on the back, and champagne's a heavy mist before my eyes.

That's Delhi. When life gets too much for you all you need to do is to spend an hour at Nigambodh Ghat,watch the dead being put to flames and hear their kin wail for them. Then come home and down a couple of pegs of whisky. In Delhi, death and drink make life worth living.

Cuban cigars are an acquired taste, like Scotch whisky.

If you're not used to them, you'll get a headache, you'll find them much too strong. But to a cigar connoisseur, a longtime smoker, if you have a well-made, well-aged one, there is nothing like a Cuban cigar. Getting them is the ultimate mission; any cigar lover would do anything

The light music of whiskey falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.

It is true that whisky improves with age. The older I get, the more I like it.

My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whisky.

Whisky making is an act of cooperation between the blessings of nature and the wisdom of man.

Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of another... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.

I like the Whisky old an the women young

It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world, the history is fascinating, the men are handsome and the whisky is delicious. But don't eat the macaroni pies.

The feminine in the man is the sugar in the whisky.

The masculine in the woman is the yeast in the bread. Without these ingredients the result is flat, without tang or flavor.

You know these love letters mix with whisky, just don't light a match when you kiss me.

I've been on the whisky diet - I've already lost three days!

No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.

Scotch whisky is made from barley and the morning dew on angel's nipples.

The whisky bears a grudge against the decanter.

I'll tell you the truth; I had a double brandy before the game but, before, it used to be four bottles of whisky. Not any more. I was fine. I had a glass of wine after the game. But it was just a mouthful.

Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.

Love makes the world go round? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.

The problem with heartbreak is that nobody can help you when you're heartbroken.

Nobody and nothing. Not the films you watch alone desperately searching for a character who feels the way you do, not the glasses or bottles of whisky you keep by your bed and certainly not Instagram.

Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it's time to drink.

When life hands you lemons, make whisky sours.

Three miles long and two streets wide, the town curls around the bay .

.. a gaudy run with Mediterranean splashes of color, crowded steep-pitched roofs, fishing piers and fishing boats whose stench of mackerel and gasoline is as aphrodisiac to the sensuous nose as the clean bar-whisky smell of a nightclub where call girls congregate.

There is no such thing as a bad whisky. Some whiskies just happen to be better than others.

I acquired long-lived parents. My mother died at 94. Father died at 90, holding a glass of whisky. I think that's the secret of longevity - to have long-lived parents. The rest is discipline.

The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of man's determination to use the resources of nature to refresh mind and body and enjoy to the full the senses with which he has been endowed.