Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal

American writer
What matters finally is not the world's judgment of oneself but one's own judgment of the world.... Any writer who lacks this final arrogance will not survive very long in America.More Gore Vidal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.More Gore Vidal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Realism has always been called cynicism.More Gore Vidal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Young people are more hopeful at a certain age than adults, but I suspect that's glandular. As for children, I keep as far from them as possible. I don't like the sight of them. The scale is all wrongs. The heads tend to be too big for the bodies, and the hands and feet are a disaster. They keep falling into things. The nakedness of their bad character! We adults have learned how to disguise our terrible character, but children, well, they are like grotesque drawings of us. They should be neither seen nor heard, and noMore Gore Vidal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But women are always attracted to power. I do not think there could ever be a conqueror so bloody that most women would not willingly lie with him in the hope of bearing a son who would be every bit as ferocious as the father.More Gore Vidal quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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