Philip Guedalla Quotes

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. Philip Guedalla

Autobiography is an unrivalled vehicle for telling the truth about other people. Philip Guedalla

History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other. Philip Guedalla

Any stigma, as the old saying is, will serve to beat a dogma. Philip Guedalla

Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport, and it is as unfair as only sport can be. Philip Guedalla

Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success. Philip Guedalla

Success is little more than a chemical compound of man with moment. Philip Guedalla

An Englishman is a man who lives on an island in the North Sea governed by Scotsmen. Philip Guedalla