The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.

— Louise Brown

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I'm working on a nonfiction book on Nepal and a novel about diasporas.

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The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people.

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If you can't return a favor, pass it on.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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I can't pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact.

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I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips, but I fear it would be overly long.

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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.

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I thought it was something peculiar to me. I thought I was abnormal.

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Reading is my greatest luxury.

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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.

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About Louise Brown

Quotes 21 sayings
Nationality English
Profession Celebrity
Birthday October 16

I don't envy men and I certainly wouldn't like to become one now.

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Remember that what you have is unique because it's your own special way of looking at the world.

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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.

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Don't call 'em dogs. Dogs are loyal and they run after balls.

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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.

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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.

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I like many types of music and probably too many to mention here.

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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.

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