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Sayuri Nitta Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Sayuri Nitta
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“My name back then was Chiyo. I wouldn’t be known by my geisha name, Sayuri, until years later.”
Arthur Golden
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Memoirs of a Geisha
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Sayuri Nitta
Chiyo Sakamotto
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“I sometimes lift the brocade cover on the mirror of my makeup stand, and have the briefest flicker of a thought that I may find her there in the glass, smirking at me.”
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“I’d earned more in the past six months than both Hatsumomo and Pumpkin combined.”
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“It struck me as odd that even though no one could have called her a beauty, Mr. Tanaka’s eyes were fixed on her like a rag on a hook.”
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“Every time I caught a glimpse of myself in the glass of a shop, I felt I was someone to be taken seriously; not a girl anymore, but a young woman.”
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“Every young geisha may be proud of her hairstyle at first, but she comes to hate it within three or four days.”

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