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Ian Fleming Quotes: I always make it a rule never to look back. Otherwise, I'd ask myself how I could write such piffle and live with myself, day after day.
         

I always make it a rule never to look back. Otherwise, I'd ask myself how I could write such piffle and live with myself, day after day.


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