"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."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Gore Vidal on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Gore Vidal on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Gore Vidal on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Gore Vidal on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Gore Vidal on Mark Twain
"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."