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Quote from Virginia Woolf,

"To admit authorities, however heavily furred and gowned,
into our libraries and let them tell us how to read, what to read,
what value to place upon what we read, is to destroy
the spirit of freedom which is the breath of those sanctuaries."


Virginia Woolf (more quotes by Virginia Woolf or books by/about Virginia Woolf)

(1882-1941) English writer, modernist author


The Moment and Other Essays, 1948


Authority, Censorship, Press, Prohibition, Speech, Library


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