Gore Vidal Quotes

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

~ Gore Vidal

A good deed never goes unpunished.

~ Gore Vidal

Of ex-President Eisenhower at the Republican convention of 1964 Reading a speech with his usual sense of discovery.

~ Gore Vidal

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

The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.

~ Gore Vidal

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

~ Gore Vidal

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.

~ Gore Vidal

Never have children, only grandchildren.

~ Gore Vidal

There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.

~ Gore Vidal

I'm a born-again atheist.

~ Gore Vidal

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