I am not spitting in my own soup, I love having spent my life thinking about these things-but you do not have to know anything about his life, even though I have just written a biography!
- Stephen Greenblatt
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 am going to write my life story, I ought to have my life first.
- Dawn French