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A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
I'm writing an unauthorized autobiography.
I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.
If you say a modern celebrity is an adulterer, a pervert and a drug addict, all it means is that you've read his autobiography.
P. J. O'Rourke
I don't want to write an autobiography because I would become public property with no privacy left.
For 20 years, Simon & Schuster asked me, 'Why don't you write your autobiography?'
All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
Every artist writes his own autobiography.
A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
W. H. Auden
There is no psychology; there is only biography and autobiography.
In fact Sarah Palin has created more jobs than Obama has. She created eleven jobs fact-checking at the AP just for the Palin autobiography.
My autobiography was simply the story of my life.
An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last installment missing.
The biography of a writer - or even the autobiography - will always have this incompleteness.
V. S. Naipaul
An autobiography can distort; facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies: it reveals the writer totally.
V. S. Naipaul
After reading Eminem's autobiography, which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight so many demons in his life.
You pick up loads of baggage with your first record with reaction to it from fans and critics. So I went to Ireland by myself for a couple of weeks with my guitar. I read lots of poetry, I read Patti Smith's autobiography and started words and phrases and then songs started to take shape.
Somebody talked me into writing an autobiography about six or seven years ago. And I said I'd try. We talked into a tape recorder, and after a couple of months, I said, To hell with it. I was so depressed. It was like saying, 'This is the end.' I was more interested in what the hell was coming the next day or the next week.
I have been commissioned to write an autobiography and I would be grateful to any of your readers who could tell me what I was doing between 1960 and 1974.
'My Life' is not an autobiography. It's just music.
Mary J. Blige
I don't really think of my essays as being about myself. I know it sounds insane, but I just don't think of them as a memoir. They're essays; they're not an autobiography.
And then I wrote my first autobiography when I - well, it was 23 years ago. And since then I've written about one book every two years.
I write to be truthful in my songs, which is why I wrote what's painfully truthful about my life in my autobiography.
I don't feel famous and I didn't want my autobiography to be like a Paris Hilton story.
Well, in fact everybody - everybody - in the entire nation has enough stuff in their life to write about that's interesting that they could write their autobiography. And in the end that's why I find people interesting.
An autobiography is a book a person writes about his own life and it is usually full of all sorts of boring details.
Travel books are, by and large, boring. They lodge uncomfortably between fact, fiction and autobiography.
An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.
Franklin P. Jones
I'm also doing a special for Comedy Central called Autobiography. It's going to be a spoof of Biography.
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