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"Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history."

"My biography of Frank Sinatra is not paean to his music but rather an illumination of the man behind the music, who once described himself as 'an 18-karat manic-depressive who lived a life of violent emotional contradictions with an over-acute capacity for sadness as well as happiness.'"

"Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history."

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

"In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise."

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

"I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man. I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power, because democracy shapes our lives."

"Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history."

"No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men."

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