Favorite Quotations ~† Library, 3 Managing from Clarity

"A great library contains the diary of the human race." ~ Thomas Carlyle


For those without money, the road to the treasure house of the imagination begins at the public library. ~ Pete Hamill

Being in the library is so addictive for me that I really have to exercise self control so I can get some writing done at home. ~ Janet Fitch

A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone. ~ Jo Godwin

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article or mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. ~ Thomas Jefferson

A library is thought in cold storage. ~ Herbert Samuel

A library should be like a pair of open arms. ~ Roger Rosenblatt

Donít join the book burners Ö Donít be afraid to go in your library and read every book. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower

For I bless God in the libraries of the learned and for all the booksellers in the world. ~ Christopher Smart

Getting my library card was like citizenship; it was like American citizenship. ~ Oprah Winfrey

If you have a garden and a library you have everything that you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Libraries never let us forget who we are, for their worth stands by the knowledge they keep and save for us. ~ Virginia Hamilton

Library Here is where people, One frequently finds, Lower their voices And raise their minds. ~ Richard Armour

Lock up your libraries if you like, but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ~ Virginia Woolf

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