Best Quotes by Philip Guedalla (Top 10)

  1. The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reigns: James I, James II, and the Old Pretender.
  2. Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success.
  3. 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.
  4. Success is little more than a chemical compound of man with moment.
  5. History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.
  6. Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
  7. Any stigma, as the old saying is, will serve to beat a dogma.
  8. I had always imagined that Clichテδゥ was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
  9. People who jump to conclusions rarely alight on them.
  10. The Lord Chief Justice of England recently said that the greater part of his judicial time was spent investigating collisions between propelled vehicles, each on its own side of the road, each sounding its horn and each stationary.