Favorite Quotations ~† Library, 4 Portable Emerson

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

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My pen is my harp and my lyre; my library is my garden and my orchard. ~ Judah Ha Levi

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

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have lent me. ~ Anatole France

Surrounded by stories Surreal and sublime I fell in love in the library Once upon a time. ~ Jimmy Buffett

The first thing my family did when we moved was join the local church. The second was to go to the library and get library cards. ~ John Grisham

My childhood library was small enough not to be intimidating. And yet I felt the whole world was contained in those two rooms. I could walk any aisle and smell wisdom. ~ Rita Dove

Growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. ~ Keith Richards

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