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

He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
Margaret Halsey footnote quote

All thought is naught but a footnote to Plato.
— George Santayana

Sometimes it seems like there's more footnotes than text. This isn't something we're proud of, and over time we'd like to see our footnotes steadily shrink.
— Barry Diller

I learned later, just as a footnote, that the World Assembly of Youth was a CIA front.
— Stephen Lewis