When I enter a library, when I enter the world of books, I feel the ghosts of the past on my shoulders urging me to speech. I hear Patrick Henry cry to the Burgsses, ‘Is Life so dear, or Peace so sweet, to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?’ I hear Sojourner Truth tell me that the hand that rocks the cradle can also rock the boat, and William Lloyd Garrison say, ‘I am in earnest, I will not be silenced.’

A-Z Quotes. 2020. TOP 25 QUOTES BY SARA PARETSKY (Of 73) | A-Z Quotes. [online] Available at: https://www.azquotes.com/author/11300-Sara_Paretsky [Accessed 8 June 2020].

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