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Hi Friends Wlcome To kkquotes.com Aer you looking For Gore Vidal Quotes Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, better known as Gore Vidal, was an American writer and public some quotes written by him  ..funny, on power gore vidal quotes politics, books the best man gore vidal quotes hemingway Wikipedia

Born: 3 October 1925, West Point, New York, United States
Died: 31 July 2012, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burial: Rock Creek Cemetery/Churchyard, Washington, D.C., United States
Education: Phillips Exeter Academy (1940–1943)
Plays: A Visit To A Small Planet, The Best Man, Weekend

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We are the United States of Amnesia, we learn nothing because we remember nothing.

“The unfed mind devours itself.”

“How marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.”

“Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.”

“Write something, even if it’s just a suicide note. ”

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”

“Today’s public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can’t read them either. ”

“Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.”

“The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.”

“It is not enough merely to win; others must lose.”

“I’m not sentimental about anything. Life flows by, and you flow with it or you don’t. Move on and move out.”

“We are the United States of Amnesia, we learn nothing because we remember nothing.”

“Monotheism is easily the greatest disaster to befall the human race.”

“There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.”

“A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.”

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Gore Vidal quotes on power

It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.

It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.

Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.

At any given moment, public opinion is a chaos of superstition, misinformation and prejudice.

We are the United States of Amnesia, which is encouraged by a media that has no desire to tell us the truth about anything, serving their corporate masters who have other plans to dominate us.

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically, by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.

History is nothing but gossip about the past, with the hope that it might be true

Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.

As a schoolboy, I read most of Carl Sandburg’s six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln.

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“I don’t think contemporary writers spend a lot of time reading each other. Particularly writers of the same nationality.”

“Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.”

“I started to read my first book at about the age of six. I started to write a book simultaneously. Not to compete, just to augment. And that’s how one starts. Or I started.”

“You know, I’ve been around the ruling class all my life, and I’ve been quite aware of their total contempt for the people of the country.”

“What begins with comedy ends with comedy… in my short view of the matter.”

“The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.”

“There’s no such thing as a war against terrorism. It’s idiotic. These are slogans. These are lies. It’s advertising, which is the only art form we ever invented and developed.”

“For the average American, freedom of speech is simply the freedom to repeat what everyone else is saying and no more.”

“The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven’t seen them since.”

“I do not much care for nature, and believe that flowers belong in vases rather than loose and untidy on the ground.”

“Now the long-feared Asiatic colossus takes its turn as world leader, and we–the white race–have become the yellow man’s burden.Let us hope that he will treat us more kindly than we treated him.”

“Nothing human is finally calculable; even to ourselves we are strange.”

“We should stop going around babbling about how we’re the greatest democracy on earth, when we’re not even a democracy. We are a sort of militarised republic.”

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“I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television.”

“It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.”

“A narcissist is someone better looking than you are.”

“Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically by definition be disqualified from ever doing so.”

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.”

“The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.”

“Congress no longer declares war or makes budget. So that’s the end of the constitution as a working machine.”

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“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.”

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“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.”

“For the average American, freedom of speech is simply the freedom to repeat what everyone else is saying and no more.”

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“The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven’t seen them since.”

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Gore Vidal United States of Amnesia quote

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