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Top 43 Quotes About Biography Me

#1. Living in China has made me appreciate my own country, with its tiny, ethnically diverse population of unassuming donut-eaters. - Author: Jan Wong
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#2. The most frequent thing people said to me about Princess Diana when I was conducting interviews for my biography was that she could create a circle of intimacy in the middle of a crowd. - Author: Tina Brown
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#3. My first biography was 'Our Golda: The Life of Golda Meir.' To research that book, I bought a 1905 set of encyclopedias. Those books told me what each of the places Golda Meir lived in were like when she lived there. - Author: David A. Adler
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#4. Ironically, Henry James' biography comforts me & I long to make known to him his posthumous reputation he wrote, in pain, gave all his life (which is more than I could think of doing I have Ted, will have children but few friends) & the critics insulted & mocked him, readers didn't read him. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#5. I don't read biographies for moral instruction, or for a history lesson. I want to know what people are saying about me. - Author: Bauvard
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#6. I was sixteen and my mother was about to throw me out of the house forever, for breaking a very big rule, even bigger than the forbidden books. The rule was not just No Sex, but definitely No Sex With Your Own Sex. - Author: Jeanette Winterson
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#7. It seems to me that someone must surely take the hint and write the life of Miss McGeeney, the woman who wrote the biography of the man who wrote the biography of the man who wrote the biography of the man who wrote the biography of Boswell. - Author: Nathanael West
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#8. I'd be happy to have my biography be the stories of my dogs. To me, to live without dogs would mean accepting a form of blindness. - Author: Thomas McGuane
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#9. When I was writing my biography of LeBon," Bob Nye told me, "he seemed to me the biggest asshole in the whole of creation. - Author: Jon Ronson
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#10. So many people had been asking me to write an autobiography, or threatening to write my biography without any input from me, that I thought I'd better tell my story before other people told it for me. - Author: Michael Palin
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#11. That requires quite an imaginative leap because it's hard for me to imagine that my biography would be of much interest to anyone, and because I'm a fairly private person, the notion doesn't appeal to me. - Author: Debra Dean
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#12. I wrote a great deal about the Civil Rights Movement when I was writing for 'The Nation' in the '60s, and also for Esquire magazine. Reading the biography of Coffin, it just reminded me that in those days, when you saw the term 'Christian,' it usually meant people for civil rights and for justice. - Author: Dan Wakefield
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#13. Eight years ago, I was drawn into Keats's world by Andrew Motion's biography. Soon I was reading back and forth between Keats's letters and his poems. The letters were fresh, intimate and irreverent, as though he were present and speaking. The Keats spell went very deep for me. - Author: Jane Campion
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#14. Nora Barnacle is not a very interesting person." So said Richard Ellmann, author of the definitive James Joyce biography, to Brenda Maddox, author of the only Nora Barnacle biography, who quoted him to me. - Author: Jessa Crispin
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#15. This is the best biography by me I have ever read. - Author: Lawrence Welk
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#16. Somebody approached me about writing a biography on me, I told them they were too late. - Author: Zach Braff
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#17. What right does my present have to speak of my past? Has my present some advantage over my past? What "grace" might have enlightened me? except that of passing time, or of a good cause, encountered on my way? - Author: Roland Barthes
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#18. May God blast anyone who writes a biography of me. - Author: James M. Barrie
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#19. (From Boulez, an authorized biography by Joan Peyser)
At the chapel door he [a priest associated with a school Boulez attended] asked me if what he had been told was true: that Boulez no longer believed in God. I said it was ... - Author: Pierre Boulez
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#20. I have had a lot of readers of my book tell me that they like it, but so far only two reviews have been listed. Could you help? - Author: Rollis Fontenot Jr
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#21. I like vampires, tuberculosis, anything to do with blood. Then I read a biography of Rasputin and found out he'd had this daughter who had become a famous lion tamer and been billed as the daughter of the mad monk who was able to hypnotize animals with her eyes. It gave me a vision. - Author: Kathryn Harrison
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#22. Nicky Cruz: You come near me and I'll kill you!
David Wilkerson: Yeah, you could do that. You could cut me up into a thousand pieces and lay them in the street, and every piece will still love you. - Author: David Wilkerson
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#23. Awake, my soul! Why should I give hours and days any longer to the vain world, when there is such a world of misery at my very door? Lord, put thine own strength in me; confirm every good resolution; forgive my past long life of uselessness and folly. - Author: Andrew Bonar
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#24. My first biography written in '73 was not 'Journey To The Moon.' It was 'Return To Earth.' Because for me, that was the more difficult task - disappointment. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#25. I remember once asking Grandma about a book she was reading, a biography of Abraham Lincoln, and how she answered me: this was the first conversation of my life that concerned a book, and 'the life of the mind' - and now, such subjects have become my life. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#26. A gentleman ... sleeps at his work. That's what work's for. Why do you think they have the SILENCE notices in the library? So as not to disturb me in my little nook behind the biography shelves. - Author: Alan Ayckbourn
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#27. I am an impatient, temperamental reader. Anything long-winded, high-flown or gushing irritates me, so does everything that is vague and indistinct, in fact anything that unnecessarily holds the reader up, whether in a novel, a biography or an intellectual argument. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#28. For me the fascination with biography is the life of the individual in the context of history. - Author: Rachel Holmes
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#29. He still has the same way of calling to me, as if I'm still new to him, as if he has yet to get over me. - Author: George Plimpton
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#30. Loving our parents, we bring them into us. They inhabit us. For a long time I believed that I could not bear to live without Mom and Dad - I could not bear to "outlive" them - for to be a daughter without parents did not seem possible to me. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#31. I have had the unfortunate experience of having someone write an unauthorised biography of me. Half of it is lies and the other half is badly written. My feeling is that if I'm going to write my life story, I ought to have my life first. - Author: Dawn French
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#32. That's great. Tell me about it. I hate my life. I'm at the point where I want to hear about other people's lives. it's like switching from fiction to biography. The beginning of the end. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#33. Mom brought me some peanut butter cookies and a biography of Judy Garland. She told me she thought my problem was that I was too impatient, my fuse was too short, that I was only interested in instant gratification. I said, "Instant gratification takes too long." The glib martyr. - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#34. People want biography. People want memoir. They want you to tell them that the story you're telling them is true. The thing I'm telling you is true, but it did not always happen to me. - Author: Dorothy Allison
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#35. To me, that's the ultimate isolation - to be separated from my own mind. - Author: James Patterson
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#36. I think that I'm busy in the present, and I don't want to go back. Well, there's been an unauthorized biography, and you can't stop them. It didn't worry me. - Author: Albert Finney
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#37. The reason I'm attracted to the light of Scripture is because there's another side of me that is dark. The reason I am interested in men of peace is because I'm not like them and would like to be. I'm not someone in real life who turns the other cheek. - Author: Bono
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#38. I had no expectation that the Prince would offer me the unprecedented and unfettered access to the original and entirely untapped sources on which this biography is based. - Author: Jonathan Dimbleby
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#39. I have heard the most fantastical gossip about myself and each time I thought, "If only my life were that exciting, fun, outrageous, and sexy". Then again my memory wasn't so sharp when I took drugs. Some of what was said about me might be true. At worst it gave me jerk-off material. - Author: Aiden Shaw
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#40. Oftentimes, if a writer really gets her hooks into me, I'll want to read interviews, or listen to an interview, or read a literary biography or a memoir of some kind. And doing so almost always deepens my enjoyment of the author and her work. - Author: Brad Listi
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#41. But the truth is, nothing delights me more than a biography of one of the truly great that proves he or she was an absolute shit. - Author: Mordecai Richler
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#42. The aim of science is to discover and illuminate truth. And that, I take it, is the aim of literature, whether biography or history ... It seems to me, then, that there can be no separate literature of science. - Author: Rachel Carson
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#43. The rumors of Frank Sinatra's violence and his ties to organized crime were such that journalists joked in print about me ending up in concrete boots and sleeping with the fishes if I proceeded to write his biography. - Author: Kitty Kelley
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