Gore Vidal Quotes

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Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age. -Gore Vidal
In America, the race goes to the loud, the solemn, the hustler. If you think you're a great writer, you must say that you are. -Gore Vidal
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I'm all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults -Gore Vidal
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Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. -Gore Vidal
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Whenever a friend suceeds, a little something in me dies. -Gore Vidal
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All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself. -Gore Vidal
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A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships. -Gore Vidal
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He's a full-fledged housewife from Kansas with all the prejudices -Gore Vidal
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There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise. -Gore Vidal
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Teaching has ruined more American novelists than drink. -Gore Vidal
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Some writers take to drink, others take to audiences. -Gore Vidal
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Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies. -Gore Vidal
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Trust a nitwit society like this one to think that there are only two categories - fag and straight. -Gore Vidal
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I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television. -Gore Vidal
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Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they're both just aspirin. -Gore Vidal
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It makes no difference who you vote for - the two parties are really one party representing four percent of the people -Gore Vidal
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Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either. -Gore Vidal
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Television is now so desperately hungry for material that they're scraping the top of the barrel. -Gore Vidal
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There's a lot to be said for being nouveau riche, and the Reagans mean to say it all. -Gore Vidal
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I am glad my life is coming to an end. To think that it might last another five hundred years, now that would be terrible, in my case. -Gore Vidal
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The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself. -Gore Vidal
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It is not enough merely to win; others must lose. -Gore Vidal
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I don't see us winning the war. We have made enemies of one billion Muslims. -Gore Vidal
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Anybody, at any time, may equally find himself victim or executioner. -Gore Vidal
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Half the American population no longer reads newspapers: plainly, they are the clever half. -Gore Vidal
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The behaviour of President Bush on 11 September certainly gives rise to not unnatural suspicions. -Gore Vidal
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That loyal retainer of the Chase Manhattan Bank, the American president. -Gore Vidal
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That peculiarly American religion, President-worship. -Gore Vidal
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