Philip Guedalla Quotes

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History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
— Philip Guedalla

history little more than a chemical compound of man with moment.
— Philip Guedalla Fathers of the Revolution


Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
— Philip Guedalla in The New York Times


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 Supers and Supermen

biography hunting

Just as philosophy is the study of other people's misconceptions, so history is the study of other people's mistakes.
— Philip Guedalla Supers and Superman: Studies in Politics, History, and Letters

history philosophy

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 The Observer