Quotation Explorer - 'Lytton Strachey'

Discretion is not the better part of biography. - Lytton Strachey
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
A writer’s promise is like a tiger’s smile - Lytton Strachey
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