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Louise Brown Quotes & Quotations
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    Books on travel are also good: the best being the kind of writing and pictures to inspire an escape or, at the very least, a flight of fancy. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    Don't write the book you think publishers want to commission. Plenty of other writers will be doing the same thing. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I bought a selection of short, romantic fiction novels, studied them, decided that I had found a formula and then wrote a book that I figured was the perfect story. Thank goodness it was rejected. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips, but I fear it would be overly long. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I don't envy men and I certainly wouldn't like to become one now. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I have a good collection of cookery books. This is not so much because I like cooking, but because I like eating. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I have a large pile of novels on my bedside table, and I look at them frequently, promising myself that I will find the time to read them. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I never felt any different from anyone else though. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I thought it was something peculiar to me. I thought I was abnormal. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    I used to think about how I was conceived quite a lot when I was about 10 or 11, but I don't think about it at all now that so many other babies have been born in the same way. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    If you can't return a favor, pass it on. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    It's easy to be bold when sitting here at my computer. I don't think I would be quite as brave in the face of a life or death situation. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    Much of my reading time over the last decade and a half has been spent reading aloud to my children. Those children's bedtime rituals of supper, bath, stories, and sleep have been a staple of my life and some of the best, most special times I can remember. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    People still come up to me and ask whether I am Louise Brown or if they've seen me somewhere else before. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    Remember that what you have is unique because it's your own special way of looking at the world. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers. Louise-BrownLouise Brown
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    The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places. Louise-Brown/">Louise Brown
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    Then I obviously didn't understand what it all meant, but I do now. Louise-Brown/">Louise Brown
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    When dad told me Mr Steptoe had passed away, I broke down. Louise-Brown/">Louise Brown
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    When I was a child and teenager I read whenever I had the opportunity, but since then I've found it hard to read as much as I'd like, children, work, and pets all providing powerful incentives to escape into a book and a practical reason why I rarely do so. Louise-Brown/">Louise Brown