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Biography is one of the new terrors of death.
Biography
John Arbuthnot

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Biography should be written by an acute enemy.
Biography
Arthur James Balfour

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Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
Biography
Hilaire Belloc

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Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.
Autobiography
John Berger

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No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Greatness
Thomas Carlyle

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The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
History and Historians
Thomas Carlyle

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One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Speakers and Speaking
William Ellery Channing

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An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
Autobiography
Quentin Crisp

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Read no history: nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
Biography
Benjamin Disraeli

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Every artist writes his own autobiography.
Arts and Artists
Havelock Ellis

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There is properly no history; only biography.
Biography
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Biography is history seen through the prism of a person.
Biography
Louis Fischer

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Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
Biography
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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I don't think anybody should write his autobiography until after he's dead.
Autobiography
Samuel Goldwyn

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Autobiography is now as common as adultery and hardly less reprehensible.
Autobiography
John Grigg

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An autobiography is a preemptive strike against biographers.
Biography
Barbara G. Harris

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A biography is like a handshake down the years, that can become an arm-wrestle.
Biography
Richard Holmes

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There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.
Psychology
Thomas Szasz

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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Faces
Oscar Wilde

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Every great man nowadays has his disciples, and it is usually Judas who writes the biography.
Disciples
Oscar Wilde

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Biography is a higher gossip.
Biography
Robert Winder

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