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Gore Vidal quotes and sayings

Novelist | Born: October 3, 1925 - Died: July 31, 2012
Gore Vidal motivational quote : The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : Christianity is such a silly religion.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : The Pentagon talks about our power to 'overkill' Russia ten times, twenty times, perhaps forty-eight times. For my tax money, it is sufficient to overkill them once.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : Anybody, at any time, may equally find himself victim or executioner.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : To prevent the theft of 'Ben-Hur's sets, guards were prowling the back lot long after production had been shut down.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : Traitors who prevail are patriots; usurpers who succeed are divine emperors.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : I am only at home in the present.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : The only absolute attainment is absolute abandonment.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : The war against terror is like a war against dandruff. It's a metaphor. It's not about anything.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : You cannot deprive somebody of life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, because that is a right - constitutional right.
Gore Vidal motivational quote : It's odd to meet a rather elderly man who says, 'I've been reading you all my life.' It makes you feel a slight chill.