Quotes by Gore Vidal

About Gore Vidal:

Gore Vidal was an American writer (of novels, essays, screenplays, and stage plays) and a public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing. As Eugene Louis Vidal, he was born to a political family; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Pryor Gore, served as United States senator from Oklahoma (1907–21 and 1931–37). As Gore Vidal, he was a Democratic Party politician who twice sought elected office; first to the United States House of Representatives (New York State, 1960), then to the U.S. Senate (California, 1982).

Author Bio

  • NameGore Vidal
  • DescriptionAmerican writer
  • BornOctober 3, 1925
  • DiedJuly 31, 2012
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPlaywright; Actor; Screenwriter; Novelist; Essayist; Writer
  • AwardsNational Book Award