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#1. I came to England in 1962 as a very young bride, in my teens, hoping just to stay two years and go back. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#2. God, when will you create a woman who will be fulfilled in herself, a full human being, not anybody's appendage? she prayed desperately. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#3. I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#4. I usually make sure that my stories are from Africa or my own background so as to highlight the cultural background at the same time as telling the story. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#5. She, who only a few months previously would have accepted nothing but the best, had by now been conditioned to expect inferior things. She was now learning to suspect anything beautiful and pure. Those things were for the whites, not the blacks. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#6. But who made the law that we should not hope in our daughters? We women subscribe to that law more than anyone. Until we change all this, it is still a man's world, which women will always help to build. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#7. The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#8. The leaves were still on the trees, but were becoming dry, perched like birds ready to fly off. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#9. Adah could not stop thinking about her discovery that the whites were just as fallible as everyone else. There were bad whites and good whites, just as there were bad blacks and good blacks! Why then did they claim to be superior? - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#10. I work toward the liberation of women, but I'm not feminist. I'm just a woman. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#11. I believe it is important to speak to your readers in person ... to enable people to have a whole picture of me; I have to both write and speak. I view my role as writer and also as oral communicator. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#12. As soon as I finish a book, I sell the paperback rights to different publishers and that's where I recoup my money. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#13. She did not delude herself into expecting Francis to love her. He had never been taught how to love, but had an arresting way of looking pleased at Adah's achievements. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#14. In Ibuza sons help their father more than they help their mother. A mother's joy is only in the name. She worries over them,looks after them when they are small;but in the actual help on the farm ,the upholding of the family name,all belong to the father. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#15. I am a woman and a woman of Africa. I am a daughter of Nigeria and if she is in shame, I shall stayand mourn with her in shame. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#16. Being a woman writer, I would be deceiving myself if I said I write completely through the eye of a man. There's nothing bad in it, but that does not make me a feminist writer. I hate that name. The tag is from the Western world - like we are called the Third World. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#17. I like to be called a Nigerian rather than somebody from the Third World or the developing or whatever. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#18. Few things are as bad as a guilty conscience. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#19. In all my novels, I deal with the many problems and prejudices which exist for Black people in Britain today. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#20. A man is never ugly". - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#21. She had gambled with marriage, just like most people, but she had gambled unluckily and had lost. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#22. A hungry man is an angry one. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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#23. Black women all over the world should re-unite and re-examine the way history has portrayed us. - Author: Buchi Emecheta
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