Rebecca Skloot’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite  Rebecca Skloot Quotes 

 Rebecca Skloot, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best  Rebecca Skloot quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find  Rebecca Skloot’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer  Rebecca Skloot made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“For me, it’s writing a book and telling people about this story.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

 “Black scientists and technicians, many of them women, used cells from a black woman to help save the lives of millions of Americans, most of them white. And they did so on the same campus—and at the very same time—that state officials were conducting the infamous Tuskegee syphilis studies.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“We must not see any person as an abstraction. Instead, we must see in every person a universe with its own secrets, with its own treasures, with its own sources of anguish, and with some measure of triumph. —ELIE WIESEL from The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“When he asked if she was okay, her eyes welled with tears and she said, “Like I’m always telling my brothers, if you gonna go into history, you can’t do it with a hate attitude. You got to remember, times was different.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

 “Like the Bible said,’ Gary whispered, ‘man brought nothing into this world and he’ll carry nothing out. Sometimes we care about stuff too much. We worry when there’s nothing to worry about.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

 “But I tell you one thing, I don’t want to be immortal if it mean living forever, cause then everybody else just die and get old in front of you while you stay the same, and that’s just sad.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“Some things you got to release. Gary said. The more you hold them in, the worse you get. When you release them, they got to go somewhere else. The Bible says He can carry all that burden.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

 “Henrietta’s were different: they reproduced an entire generation every twenty-four hours, and they never stopped. They became the first immortal human cells ever grown in a laboratory.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“She’s the most important person in the world and her family living in poverty. If our mother is so important to science, why can’t we get health insurance?”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

“I keep with me all I know about you deep in my soul, because I am part of you, and you are me.”
― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

10 Famous Quotes by Author  Rebecca Skloot

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10  Rebecca Skloot quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best  Rebecca Skloot quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by  Rebecca Skloot. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable  Rebecca Skloot quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Rebecca Skloot Quote 

“I’ve tried to imagine how she’d feel knowing that her cells went up in the first space missions to see what would happen to human cells in zero gravity, or that they helped with some of the most important advances in medicine: the polio vaccine, chemotherapy, cloning, gene mapping, in vitro fertilization. I’m pretty sure that she—like most of us—would be shocked to hear that there are trillions more of her cells growing in laboratories now than there ever were in her body.”― Rebecca Skloot, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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