In April of 1958, Hunter S. Thompson ended up being 22 years old as he published this page to their friend Hume Logan as a result to an ask for life advice.
Thompson’s page, present in Letters of Note, provides a few of the most thoughtful and profound advice I’ve ever run into.
April 22, 1958 57 Perry Street New York
You may well ask advice: ah, exactly just just what a really individual and extremely dangerous thing to do! For to offer advice to a person whom asks what direction to go along with his life suggests one thing very near to egomania. To presume to aim a person to your right and goal that is ultimate to point by having a shaking finger within the RIGHT direction is one thing merely a trick would simply simply take upon himself.
I will be perhaps not a trick, but We respect your sincerity in asking my advice. (suite…)