"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."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Gore Vidal on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Gore Vidal on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Gore Vidal on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Gore Vidal on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Gore Vidal on Maya Angelou
"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."