Biographies Quotes

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Biographies Quotes By Wilbur Smith: I read a lot of biographies and books I read a lot of biographies and books with an African background. Wilbur Smith
Biographies Quotes By Rachel Holmes: For me the fascination with biography is the For me the fascination with biography is the life of the individual in the context of history. Rachel Holmes
Biographies Quotes By Marie Dressler: I enjoy reading biographies because I want to I enjoy reading biographies because I want to know about the people who messed up the world. Marie Dressler
Biographies Quotes By Charles J. Shields: In the late 1990s, I left the teaching In the late 1990s, I left the teaching field to write biographies and histories for young adults. Charles J. Shields
Biographies Quotes By Jeff Wagner: Do you believe in forever? I don't even Do you believe in forever?
I don't even believe in tomorrow." ~Peter Steele
Jeff Wagner
Biographies Quotes By Theresa Sjoquist: The pa system has broken down. Society has The pa system has broken down. Society has broken down. Theresa Sjoquist
Biographies Quotes By Walter Isaacson: I've always had an abundance of material about I've always had an abundance of material about the subjects of my biographies. — Walter Isaacson
Biographies Quotes By Auliq Ice: Anyone who has lived a full life has Anyone who has lived a full life has something fascinating to share with the world. — Auliq Ice
Biographies Quotes By Brandon Stanton: I am a huge fan of biographies. What I am a huge fan of biographies. What I'm always looking for is a story. I want a story I have never heard from anyone else. — Brandon Stanton
Biographies Quotes By Tom Stoppard: Art cannot be subordinate to its subject, otherwise Art cannot be subordinate to its subject, otherwise it is not art but biography. — Tom Stoppard
Biographies Quotes By Erica Jong: Biography is essentially a collaborative art, the latest Biography is essentially a collaborative art, the latest biographer collaborating with all those who wrote earlier. — Erica Jong
Biographies Quotes By Varley O'Connor: What novels do that biographies don't is get What novels do that biographies don't is get at truths by penetrating the facts, by going deeper to what's underneath fact, through invention. — Varley O'Connor
Biographies Quotes By Michael Patrick Hearn: For someone who made such an enormous contribution For someone who made such an enormous contribution to American literature, Mark Twain has been the subject of many books but few major biographies. — Michael Patrick Hearn
Biographies Quotes By Courtney Barnett: I like reading biographies because most of them I like reading biographies because most of them are slightly similar, and it's voyeuristic, looking into someone's life. — Courtney Barnett
Biographies Quotes By William Golding: However you disguise novels, they are always biographies. However you disguise novels, they are always biographies. — William Golding
Biographies Quotes By Miranda Raison: I do read on holiday, but it tends I do read on holiday, but it tends to be very lowbrow. I'm into really camp biographies, and I'm a shameless fan of Jilly Cooper. — Miranda Raison
Biographies Quotes By Colm Toibin: If you have to read to cheer yourself If you have to read to cheer yourself up, read biographies of writers who went insane. — Colm Toibin
Biographies Quotes By Linda Simon: Biography cannot be separated from autobiography: that is, Biography cannot be separated from autobiography: that is, the life written about is inextricably entangled with the life of the biographer. — Linda Simon
Biographies Quotes By Kate Zambreno: On the whole, most biographies about literary women On the whole, most biographies about literary women tend to diagnose them. — Kate Zambreno
Biographies Quotes By James M. Barrie: May God blast anyone who writes a biography May God blast anyone who writes a biography of me. — James M. Barrie
Biographies Quotes By Walter Lippmann: Once you touch the biographies of human beings, Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon. — Walter Lippmann
Biographies Quotes By Bruno Tonioli: I love reading. I'm very much into history, I love reading. I'm very much into history, novels, biographies and I have a wide range of thrillers. — Bruno Tonioli
Biographies Quotes By Harold Lasswell: Political science without biography is a form of Political science without biography is a form of taxidermy. — Harold Lasswell
Biographies Quotes By John Arbuthnot: John looked ruddy and plump, with a pair John looked ruddy and plump, with a pair of cheeks like a trumpeter. — John Arbuthnot
Biographies Quotes By Claire Tomalin: Writing Charles Dickens' biography is like writing five Writing Charles Dickens' biography is like writing five biographies. — Claire Tomalin
Biographies Quotes By Michael Ondaatje: When I read biographies, I skip the first When I read biographies, I skip the first thirty pages about the childhood because it doesn't seem interesting to me. — Michael Ondaatje
Biographies Quotes By Nancy Horan: I always use primary sources, in addition to I always use primary sources, in addition to reading biographies and other materials. — Nancy Horan
Biographies Quotes By Penelope Fitzgerald: On the whole, I think you should write On the whole, I think you should write biographies of those you admire and respect, and novels about human beings who you think are sadly mistaken. — Penelope Fitzgerald
Biographies Quotes By David McCullough: Read. Read. Read. Read. Read great books. Read Read. Read. Read. Read. Read great books. Read poetry, history, biography. Read the novels that have stood the test of time. And read closely. — David McCullough
Biographies Quotes By Walter Isaacson: When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben When you write biographies, whether it's about Ben Franklin or Einstein, you discover something amazing: They are human. — Walter Isaacson
Biographies Quotes By Jeff Dunham: Most people when they have autobiographies, they're not Most people when they have autobiographies, they're not autobiographies, they're biographies written by a ghost writer. — Jeff Dunham
Biographies Quotes By Edward Abbey: The consolation of reading biography: Most great men The consolation of reading biography: Most great men have led lives even more miserable than our own. — Edward Abbey
Biographies Quotes By Holly Johnson: I feel I have to live a little I feel I have to live a little longer before I write a sequel to my auto biography which covers my experiences up until October 1991. — Holly Johnson
Biographies Quotes By Flannery O'Connor: There won't be any biographies of me because, There won't be any biographies of me because, for only one reason, lives spent between the house and the chicken yard do not make exciting copy. — Flannery O'Connor
Biographies Quotes By Guy Davenport: Lives do not have plots, only biographies do. Lives do not have plots, only biographies do. — Guy Davenport
Biographies Quotes By Chris Van Allsburg: I have very positive memories of reading biographies I have very positive memories of reading biographies of unusual Americans as a child. — Chris Van Allsburg
Biographies Quotes By Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild: Many of the greatest men that ever lived Many of the greatest men that ever lived have written biography.Boswell was one ofthesmallest menthat ever lived and he has beaten them all. — Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild
Biographies Quotes By Mick Jagger: Biographies of British pop celebrities are terrible. Biographies of British pop celebrities are terrible. — Mick Jagger
Biographies Quotes By Flannery O'Connor: There won't be any biographies of me, for There won't be any biographies of me, for only one reason, lives spent between the house and the chicken farm do not make for exciting copy. — Flannery O'Connor
Biographies Quotes By Phyllis Rose: Biographies are a little like marriages: You only Biographies are a little like marriages: You only have room in your life for one or two. — Phyllis Rose
Biographies Quotes By Bronislaw Malinowski: [W.H.R.] Rivers is the Rider Haggard of anthropology; [W.H.R.] Rivers is the Rider Haggard of anthropology; I shall be the Conrad. — Bronislaw Malinowski
Biographies Quotes By Al Sharpton: I very rarely read any fiction. I love I very rarely read any fiction. I love biographies; I read about all kinds of people. I love theology and some philosophy. — Al Sharpton
Biographies Quotes By Ann Wroe: I got very keen on biography because I I got very keen on biography because I wanted to change it. I wanted to stretch the form. I think of it as a way of capturing souls. — Ann Wroe
Biographies Quotes By James Black: I wish I had my beta-blockers handy. I wish I had my beta-blockers handy. — James Black
Biographies Quotes By Joseph Campbell: The last act in the biography of the The last act in the biography of the hero is that of the death or departure. — Joseph Campbell
Biographies Quotes By Barbra Streisand: I'm interested in the truth, and unauthorized biographies I'm interested in the truth, and unauthorized biographies are not. Yes, I would like to correct those errors someday. — Barbra Streisand
Biographies Quotes By David Lagercrantz: My father was highbrow: writing long biographies of My father was highbrow: writing long biographies of Dante and stuff like that. Ghostwriting sportsman memoirs? That was sort of the lowest of the low. — David Lagercrantz
Biographies Quotes By George Steiner: The immense majority of human biographies are a The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion. — George Steiner
Biographies Quotes By H.G.Wells: A biography should be a dissection and demonstration A biography should be a dissection and demonstration of how a particular human being was made and worked. — H.G.Wells
Biographies Quotes By Tim Hansel: All of our theology must eventually become biography. All of our theology must eventually become biography. — Tim Hansel
Biographies Quotes By Jonathan Swift: If the world had but a dozen Arbuthnots If the world had but a dozen Arbuthnots I would burn my [Gulliver's] Travels. — Jonathan Swift
Biographies Quotes By Deana J. Driver: Biographies are best when written chronologically. Boring people Biographies are best when written chronologically. Boring people don't make for good biographies. — Deana J. Driver
Biographies Quotes By Kitty Kelley: I have believed in the biographies I have I have believed in the biographies I have written. I truly can tell you that they have influenced our society politically, culturally, socially. — Kitty Kelley
Biographies Quotes By Christopher Kelk Ingold: You ask whether I am going over to You ask whether I am going over to the history of science ... no, I am not as old as that. — Christopher Kelk Ingold
Biographies Quotes By Aiden Wilson Tozer: Next to the Holy Scriptures, the greatest aide Next to the Holy Scriptures, the greatest aide to the life of faith may be Christian biographies. — Aiden Wilson Tozer
Biographies Quotes By David Cassidy: I've had three biographies made about my life I've had three biographies made about my life so people know an awful lot about me. — David Cassidy
Biographies Quotes By Michael Holroyd: Inthehistorian'sview biography isa kindoffrogspawn it takes ten thousand Inthehistorian'sview biography isa kindoffrogspawn it takes ten thousand biographies to make one small history. — Michael Holroyd
Biographies Quotes By Alfred Nobel: For me writing biographies is impossible, unless they For me writing biographies is impossible, unless they are brief and concise, and these are, I feel, the most eloquent. — Alfred Nobel
Biographies Quotes By Auliq Ice: Each second of every time has its own Each second of every time has its own story and history to be filed. — Auliq Ice
Biographies Quotes By F Scott Fitzgerald: He says unloved women have no biographies - He says unloved women have no biographies - they have histories." Anthony laughed again. "Surely — F Scott Fitzgerald
Biographies Quotes By D.T. Max: Any good biography has to got to lead Any good biography has to got to lead you to the work. Many biographers have started out in love with their subjects and ended up hating them. — D.T. Max
Biographies Quotes By Thomas Carlyle: Biography is the only true history. Biography is the only true history. — Thomas Carlyle
Biographies Quotes By Josh Billings: Biography is the best form of history. Biography is the best form of history. — Josh Billings
Biographies Quotes By Louis Fischer: Biography is history seen through the prism of Biography is history seen through the prism of a person. — Louis Fischer
Biographies Quotes By Iris Origo: [On writing biography:] If you wish to see [On writing biography:] If you wish to see a person you must not start by seeing through him. — Iris Origo
Biographies Quotes By Pierre Boulez: I shall be the first composer in history I shall be the first composer in history not to have a biography. — Pierre Boulez
Biographies Quotes By Alice Stewart: In the old days, they killed the messenger In the old days, they killed the messenger who brought the bad news ... a Cassandra is never popular in her time. — Alice Stewart
Biographies Quotes By Gene Simmons: I would recommend you watch the movie 'Jobs' I would recommend you watch the movie 'Jobs' starring Ashton Kutcher, if you don't have time to read Jobs's biography. — Gene Simmons
Biographies Quotes By Ben Elliot: I mainly read histories and biographies, but I'm I mainly read histories and biographies, but I'm also a big fan of Graham Swift and Thomas Hardy. — Ben Elliot
Biographies Quotes By Ralph Waldo Emerson: History - a biography of a few stout History - a biography of a few stout and earnest persons — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Biographies Quotes By Bauvard: I don't read biographies for moral instruction, or I don't read biographies for moral instruction, or for a history lesson. I want to know what people are saying about me. — Bauvard