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Definition of Biography


  1. The written history of a person's life.
  2. Biographical writings in general.

Biography Quotations

Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
Mark Twain

No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.
Thomas Carlyle

Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.
Carter G. Woodson

Biography lends to death a new terror.
Oscar Wilde

Sometimes I read a biography of some tempestuous artist and find myself longing for fireworks! booze! bloody fights!; I do think that life must be so much more thrilling when you're actively miserable.
Lauren Groff
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Biography Translations

biography in French is biographie
biography in German is Lebensbeschreibung, Biographie
biography in Swedish is biografi

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