Autobiography Quotes

A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived.

Herbert Samuel

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.

Federico Fellini

Gardens are a form of autobiography.

Sydney Eddison

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

Lord Altrincham

Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists.

Donal Henahan

People once said they were "in" psychoanalysis, meaning they were committed to a long immersion. In a sense, they were writing their autobiographies.

R. Z. Sheppard

I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography

Stephen Wright

In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world--God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished autobiography of the creature and the Creator.

Fulton Oursler

A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography

Federico Fellini

Only when one has lost all curiosity about the future has one reached the age to write an autobiography

Evelyn Waugh

On the trail of another man, the biographer must put up with finding himself at every turn; any biography uneasily shelters an autobiography within it.

Paul Murray Kendall

One of the most arrogant undertakings, to my mind, is to write the biography of a man which pretends to go beyond external facts and gives the inmost motives. One of the most mendacious is autobiography

Theodor Haecker

A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become.

Fawn M. Brodie

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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