People once said they were "in" psychoanalysis, meaning they were committed to a long immersion. In a sense, they were writing their autobiographies.

R. Z. Sheppard

All autobiography is self-indulgent.

Daphne du Maurier

Next to the writer of real estate advertisements, the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists.

Donal Henahan

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography until after they're dead.

Samuel Goldwyn

The course of life in unpredictable. No one can write his autobiography in advance.

Abraham J. Heschel

A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

An autobiography is the story of how a man thinks he lived.

Herbert Samuel

No, no, I will write no autobiography. I do not believe that someone can write a perfectly honest autobiography.

Christa Wolf

Every artist writes his own autobiography.

Havelock Ellis

All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography.

Federico Fellini

I have a children's book already out and my autobiography.

Della Reese

Autobiography of My Dead Brother.

Walter Dean

This is not my autobiography. It just talks about my journey until now.

Ritu Beri