Quotes by biographies

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  • Cynthia Ozick
    Cynthia Ozick
    American writer 1928-
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    After a certain number of years our faces become our biographies. We get to be responsible for our faces.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    History is the essence of innumerable biographies.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    I'm interested in the truth, and unauthorized biographies are not. Yes, I would like to correct those errors someday.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
    Antonia Fraser
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    It can be a long gap between the emergence of fully researched historical biographies.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
    Bernard Malamud
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    It was all those biographies in me yelling, We want out. We want to tell you what we've done to you.
  • Bill Paxton
    Bill Paxton
    American actor and director 1955-2017
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    My father always read obituaries to me out loud, not because he was maudlin or morbid, but because they were mini biographies.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end.
  • George Steiner
    George Steiner
    French-born American Critic, Novelist 1929-
    George Steiner
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    The immense majority of human biographies are a gray transit between domestic spasm and oblivion.
  • Bruno Tonioli
    Bruno Tonioli
    Italian choreographer and dancer 1955-
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    I love reading. I'm very much into history, novels, biographies and I have a wide range of thrillers.
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