Autobiography Quotes

I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography

Stephen Wright

Autobiography is now as common as adultery, and hardly less reprehensible.

Lord Altrincham

Who ever heard, indeed, of an autobiography that was not (interesting)? I can recall none in all the literature of the world

Henry Louis Mencken

An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.

George Orwell

Every artist writes his own autobiography.

Havelock Ellis

When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.

David Antin

This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions.

Bob Kane

There may be a point where I may decide to write an autobiography.

Pamela Stephenson

There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.

Thomas Szasz

There is an element of autobiography in all fiction in that pain or distress, or pleasure, is based on the author's own. But in my case that is as far as it goes.

William Trevor

The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.

Jonathan Lethem

The biography of a writer - or even the autobiography - will always have this incompleteness.

V. S. Naipaul

One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead.

Joseph Barbera

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

Hilaire Belloc

It means that no matter what you write, be it a biography, an autobiography, a detective novel, or a conversation on the street, it all becomes fiction as soon as you write it down.

Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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