Biography Quotes


65 Biography quotes:



"The songs will tell a story that I have imagined existing between the lines of Andersen's biography and some of his most famous tales, ... They speak of a misfit's love for an unattainable woman and a struggle between a huckster and someone who composes music in secret."
Author: Costello Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"Last fall I finished a biography of Jim Lane and that has been accepted by Pelican and will be out in the future. He was the leader of the free state movement during the Bleeding Kansas era and was one of Kansas? first two senators. Missouri history buffs might remember him and his Lane Brigade as the ones who participated in the burning of Osceola."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"This is an authorized biography, and a lot of readers may suspect that that means that it will treat Neil with kid gloves, ... That's not the case. Neil gave me complete freedom of interpretation and analysis. All he wanted to do was have input to make sure my facts were straight."
Author: Hansen Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography."
Author: Channing Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time."
"Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium."
"Fenway: A Biography in Words and Pictures,"
Author: Mifflin Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"Bellow: A Biography"
Author: House Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"A biography is like a handshake down the years, that can become an arm-wrestle."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"Just how difficult it is to write biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just how many people know the real truth about his or her love affairs."
Author: West Quotes Category: Biography Quotes Irish Author Quotes
"We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?"
"Elia Kazan: A Biography"
Author: Schickel Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"He came attached to the case. ... I didn't know much about his biography before I started, and I hadn't read him since I was 20, I suppose. But in the process of research and writing, I found him to be a very admirable and a moral and warmhearted person."
Author: Barnes Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"History is the essence of innumerable biographies."
Author: Carlyle Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"No sooner does a great man depart, and leave his character as public property, than a crowd of little men rushes towards it. There they are gathered together, blinking up to it with such vision as they have, scanning it from afar, hovering round it this way and that, each cunningly endeavoring, by all arts, to catch some reflex of it in the little mirror of himself."
Author: Carlyle Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"Biography is: a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified."
Author: Gasset Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"There never was a good biography of a good novelist. There couldn't be. He is too many people, if he's any good."
Author: Unknown Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"I don't think there are many Capote letters that I have not seen for my biography and for 'Too Brief a Treat.' But there are undoubtedly some that I have not seen and that I hope will come to light someday."
Author: Clarke Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"Environmental Sustainability – A way of using natural recourses, in such a manner, that when they become useless, they become part of environment (bio degradable) without making any physical, chemical or biological change to the environment in short and/or long run. Anuroop Tyagi"
Author: Tyagi Quotes Category: Biography Quotes
"If you look at what we've done to date, we've nearly doubled our investments in chemical and biological defenses. We've implemented any number of important organizational changes to address the challenges that are posed by WMD more effectively."
Author: Whitman Quotes Category: Biography Quotes


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