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Sara Paretsky Quotes and Sayings

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I realised I'd never climb Everest but thought I could still write a book.
- Sara Paretsky

White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America.
- Sara Paretsky

My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they
expected me to stay at home and look after my younger
siblings and do the housework.
- Sara Paretsky

The possibility of bringing white-collar criminals
to justice is ever receding over the horizon.
- Sara Paretsky

 

Around the time I turned 30, I wanted to publish a novel.
- Sara Paretsky

I spent 10 years as a marketing manager.
I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable
background for writing about white-collar crimes.
- Sara Paretsky

You get weird and unsettling behaviour in the country.
- Sara Paretsky

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Reviewers said Ghost Country was rich,
astonishing and affecting in the way it blended comedy,
magic, and a gritty urban realism in a breathtaking
ride along Chicago's mean streets.
- Sara Paretsky

I live and die with the Chicago Cubs.
- Sara Paretsky

People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities,
but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs
on each other a lot more.
- Sara Paretsky

The crime novel has always been my favourite genre.
- Sara Paretsky

I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s
when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home,
so educating them was a waste of time.
- Sara Paretsky

I'm a grandmother, and a mighty proud one.
- Sara Paretsky

I'm a daydreamer.
- Sara Paretsky

Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide.
- Sara Paretsky

I love to sing.
I'm a soprano.
- Sara Paretsky

I'm very honoured that there is a loyal following and I hope it continues.
- Sara Paretsky

I went to college at the University of Kansas,
where I got a degree in political science.
- Sara Paretsky

I always wrote; my first story was published in the
magazine The American Girl when I was 11.
- Sara Paretsky

Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising
to create awareness among readers,
nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines
to get their books reviewed.
- Sara Paretsky

I thought it was time for a tough, smart,
likable female private investigator,
and that's how VI came to life.
- Sara Paretsky

Capo, my first golden retriever, so loved to swim she
once jumped off a cliff to get into Lake Superior.
- Sara Paretsky

It took me nine months to write 60 pages.
It was very frustrating.
- Sara Paretsky

I'm lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with.
- Sara Paretsky

I wish I could remember where I put things.
I spend half my life looking for my keys.
With the other half I look for my glasses.
- Sara Paretsky

Write what you care about.
- Sara Paretsky

No agent wants to see a book until he or she has decided
whether to pursue the relationship.
- Sara Paretsky

I had wanted to write Ghost Country for a long time,
but it wouldn't work.
- Sara Paretsky

Sometimes I think I'm a one-trick pony because I'm
not very inventive about new ways of telling stories.
- Sara Paretsky

Sometimes I panic and think I can't really write.
- Sara Paretsky

The best source for finding an agent is called Literary Agents of North America.
It's a complete list of agents, not only by name and address,
but by type of book they represent and by what their submission criteria are.
- Sara Paretsky

I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago.
I helped out at a church charity there where they try
to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area.
Everyone was very welcoming.
- Sara Paretsky

In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print,
stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries.
At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed
seven times as often as books by women.
- Sara Paretsky

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

It was only when I finished the course and left my
graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I'd become an actor.
- James D'arcy

Miffy has changed quite a lot since the early books,
although I never realised it at the time.
- Dick Bruna

Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do.
I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

It wasn't until school that we realised that we were abnormal.
- Gilbert Hernandez

I've now returned to the business again because I finally
realised that I really enjoy the creative process.
- Gil Gerard

It's really weird to be playing chords again.
Haven't played chords for a long time.
I realised I haven't played chord changes since OK
Computer and stuff like that.
- Ed O'Brien

Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment
and it seems that the French directors have woken up
one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more.
- Wim Wenders

There was a period when I'd just come out of college
where I'd been playing classical guitar and I suddenly
realised that it wasn't what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
- Andy Summers

When I wasn't as attractive as I am now,
I suffered at the hands of cruel children and their
taunts until I realised that confidence and a bit of
aesthetic care can overcome that.
- Johnny Vegas

While I was writing Wild Swans I thought the famine
was the result of economic mismanagement but during
the research I realised that it was something more sinister.
- Jung Chang

Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism,
that the standards of the past have gone,
are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
- Wim Wenders

In loving his own productive, generative,
generous love, God loves all those ways in which that
love can be realised in creation.
- Rowan D. Williams

And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously.
I was driving it by a kind of instinct,
only I was in a different dimension.
- Ayrton Senna

That was when I realised that music is the most profound,
magical form of communication there is.
- Lesley Garrett

We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind
still has not realised the priority to be given to
world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

With Maurice suddenly going, I realised...
I think I've matured.
I don't take things lightly any more.
- Robin Gibb

My father realised that for me to become a publisher
in his firm would have been the end of the firm!
- Dick Bruna

I think it was when I realised I could talk anybody
into doing just about anything I wanted them to.
- Jeremy London

During my grief, I realised there was nothing I could do for my mother,
but I did have a child.
- Namie Amuro

I realised that God has placed Christians everywhere,
to support each other, to support the needy in those areas,
and that is the thing that I find is a great plus.
- Cliff Richard

Generally speaking, I went through that.
I came to a place where I realised what true value was.
It wasn't money.
Money is a means to achieving an end,
but it's not the end.
- Robert Redford

When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New
York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them,
it really opened up a lot of things for me.
- Jim Jarmusch

Then suddenly something just kicked me.
I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different
atmosphere than you normally are.
My immediate reaction was to back off,
slow down.
- Ayrton Senna

I realised from a very early age that God gave me a gift,
and that gift was to run, and I wanted to use it to the best of my ability.
- Betty Cuthbert

What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book.
It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film.
- Tilda Swinton

I think we brothers realised his loss more and more as we grew older.
We actually grew closer after his death.
- Raj Kapoor

I realised that if I did what I wanted to do,
it would work.
- John Dyer

It's definitely time to stop.
We're getting too old.
We both realised that the show wasn't as engaging as it used to be.
We were starting to look a bit ridiculous.
- Adrian Edmondson

I realised that the only time I really enjoyed music
was when I was in the studio writing.
So even though it was a six album deal,
they saw quite early on that I wasn't enjoying it as I should be.
I didn't feel there was anything behind it.
- Adam Rickitt

My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader
in society is just that a hope.
What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy
but the outline of a possibility.
There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in
The Catholic Moment will ever be realised.
- Richard John Neuhaus

I soon realised that what had happened on a small scale
cannot necessarily be repeated on a larger scale.
The stones were so big that the amount of heat required
was prohibitively expensive and wasteful.
- Andy Goldsworthy

The biological task of science is to provide the fully
developed human individual with as perfect a means
of orientating himself as possible.
No other scientific ideal can be realised,
and any other must be meaningless.
- Ernst Mach

We had gone out on the road in 94 and 95 for a three month American tour,
and we realised, as did our manager and booking agent at the time,
that we have really exhausted it, and we can't make money at this anymore.
- Steve Brown

I think Michael Crawford realised, I think we all realised,
once we'd gone the route of casting a very young girl,
you can't really cast a 65 year old man opposite.
Slightly different resonance I think.
No, we weren't going to go there.
We'd have Jack Nicholson in the lead.
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

When I'm winning, winning, winning with a certain way
why would I mess with that? When I realised there was
lot to be gained from failing in some people's eyes,
it made it all the more interesting!
- Bob Mould

I've never really been star struck.
I was a little bit taken aback when I was doing a chat
show recently and I was sat in the make-up chair chatting
to a guy say next to me but I couldn't look round and see who it was,
it was only when I got up I realised it had been Bryan
Adams I'd been talking to!
- Richard Fleeshman

At that moment of realization I knew that I had been
blind because I had wished not to see;
it was only then that I realised,
at last, that all these dead men, French and Germans,
were brothers, and I was the brother of them all.
- Ernst Toller


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