"Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Gore Vidal on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Gore Vidal on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Gore Vidal on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Gore Vidal on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Gore Vidal on Dalai Lama
"It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true."
"As the age of television progresses the Reagans will be the rule, not the exception. To be perfect for television is all a President has to be these days."
"Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age."
"In writing and politicking, it's best not to think about it, just do it."
"Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith."