Gore Vidal on ... the world
Gore Vidal, who died Tuesday at 86, knew how to demolish intellectual rivals like Norman Mailer andWilliam F. Buckley Jr. with acidic one-liners, establishing himself as a peerless master of talk-show punditry. Here's a look at some of his comments over the years. Read his full obituary | Photos: Gore Vidal's life and career
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Vidal on problem-solving
"There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise."