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What we are doing at the moment is more that just one thing added to the rest; it is a memoir. — Unknown

Memoirs are the backstairs of history. — George Meredith

There ain't nothing that breaks up homes, country, and nations like somebody publishing their memoirs. — Will Rogers

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving. — William J. Clinton

I must acknowledge an interest, or rather a dismay, in discussing this 'family memoir,' for from experience and observation I have come to regard the American Nuclear Family in the last 50 years as the enemy of individual determination, of personal autonomy--in short, as a disease. — Richard Howard

There are people who can write their memoirs with a reasonable amount of honesty, and there are people who simply cannot take themselves seriously enough. I think I might be the first to admit that the sort of reticence which prevents a man from exploiting his own personality is really an inverted sort of egotism. — Raymond Chandler

If the reviewing of books be... an ungentle craft, the making of them is, for the most part, a dishonest one -- and that department of literature which ought to be entrusted to those only who are distinguished for their moral qualities is, not infrequently, in the hands of authors totally devoid of good taste, good feeling, and generous sentiment. The writers of Lives have, in our time, assumed a license not enjoyed by their more scrupulous predecessors -- for they interweave the adventures of the living with the memoirs of the dead; and, pretending to portray the peculiarities which sometimes mark the man of genius, they invade the privacy and disturb the peace of his surviving associates. — John Cam Hobhouse

I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering. — Oscar Wilde