Library Thoughts Quotes

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.

Claudia Lady Bird Johnson

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

Cicero

The Internet is the world's largest library. It's just that all the books are on the floor.

John Allen Paulos

As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.

Arthur Schopenhauer

I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.

Jorge Luis Borges

Well, it's all over, sweethearts. I'm taking away your library card, I'm stripping badges and I'm not returning phone calls. Calling NOW feminists is like calling the People's Republic of China communist: Marx and Emma Goldman are both rolling in their graves.

Susannah

A modest garden contains, for those who know how to look and to wait, more instruction than a library.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

Henri Frederic Amiel

A library is thought in cold storage.

Herbert Samuel

With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how.

Doris Lessing

As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value to you than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself.

Arthur Schopenhauer

An urbane, middle-aged acquaintance who has discovered fine wine, is hurrying to make up for lost time. He wants to know everything before the sun sets today. What periodicals should I buy? he asks, reeling off a prospective subscription list that would drown the Library of Congress. My acquaintance, who perhaps does not yet fully appreciate what he is up against, easily gets to the bottom of his wine glass, but he will never get to the bottom of what there is to know about wine.

Howard G. Goldberg

My alma mater was books, a good library - I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity

Malcolm X

A library is thought in cold storage.

Herbert Samuel

No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end.

Lawrence Clark Powell

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