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Philip Guedalla
(1889-1944) born on
Mar 12
English historian, writer. His historical works include "The Hundred Days," 1934 and "The Hundred Years," 1936.
         
   
F
Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is [as] unfair as only sport can be.

R
I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
A
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
N
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.
K
History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Art of Biography" "MD," by Robin Maugham, Mar 1980.
R: "Supers and Supermen,} "Some Historians," 1920.
A: In a NY "Times" article by Hugh Leonard, 23 Nov 1980.
N: In "Observer" (London), 3 Mar 1929.
K: "Supers and Supermen,} "Some Historians," 1920.
   


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