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07/18/2013 05:11 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2013

Hunter S. Thompson Quotes About Being Weird In Honor Of His Birthday

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Hunter S. Thompson once said "I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours."

If that's true he must have written the following snippets just after work hours.

It was 76 years ago today the famed gonzo journalist was born in Louisville, Ky.

Best known for "Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas," Thomson distinguished him as a counter-culture legend in the late '60s and early '70s. While some may dismiss his blunt style as drug-addled buffoonery, we at Huffpost Weird News slavishly admire Thompson, and in his honor, here are some of our favorite HST quotes:

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In 2005, Thompson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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