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    The genius of our ruling class is

    “The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    A good deed never goes unpunished.

    “A good deed never goes unpunished.”

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    The greatest pleasure when I started making

    “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.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    The more money an American accumulates, the

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

    — Gore Vidal

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    The theater needs continual reminders that there

    “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.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    Writing fiction has become a priestly business

    “Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where

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

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    We must declare ourselves, become known; allow

    “We must declare ourselves, become known; allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys, artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    Any American who is prepared to run

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

    — Gore Vidal

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    Apparently, a democracy is a place where

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

    — Gore Vidal

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    It is the spirit of the age

    “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.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    We must declare ourselves, become known; allow

    “We must declare ourselves, become known; allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys, artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    Half of the American people have never

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

    — Gore Vidal

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    Litigation takes the place of sex at

    “Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age.”

    — Gore Vidal

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    As the age of television progresses the

    “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.”

    — Gore Vidal

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