Gore Vidal

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Eugene Luther Gore Vidal (born Eugene Louis Vidal, October 3, 1925 – July 31, 2012) was an American writer known for his essays, novels, screenplays, and Broadway plays. He was also known for his patrician manner, Transatlantic accent, and witty aphorisms. Vidal came from a distinguished political lineage; his grandfather was the U.S. Senator Thoma ...
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11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
To a man, ornithologists are tall, slender, and bearded so that they can stand motionless for hours, imitating kindly trees, as they watch for birds.
11 November 2014
The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.
11 November 2014
Sex is. There is nothing more to be done about it. Sex builds no roads, writes no novels and sex certainly gives no meaning to anything in life but itself.
11 November 2014
Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies.

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