Philip Guedalla


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  • ''Any stigma, as the old saying is, will serve to beat a dogma.''
    Philip Guedalla (1889-1944), British author. "Ministers of State," Masters and Men (1923).
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  • ''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 (1889-1944), British author. Quoted in Observer (London, March 3, 1929).
  • ''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.''
    Philip Guedalla (1889-1944), British author. "Some Critics," Supers and Supermen (1920).
  • ''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.''
    Philip Guedalla (1889-1944), British author. "Some Critics," Supers and Supermen (1920).
  • ''History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.''
    Philip Guedalla (1889-1944), British author. "Some Historians," Supers and Supermen (1920).
  • ''I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.''
    Philip Guedalla (1889-1944), British author. "Some Historians," Supers and Supermen (1920).

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