Quotation Explorer - 'Libraries'

Reading is important.Books are important.Librarians are important. (Also, libraries are not child-care facilities, but sometimes feral children raise themselves among the stacks.) - Neil Gaiman
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. - Walter Cronkite
Clever, smart and wise people have one in common that they read quotes, they are curious for knowledge and they have big libraries! - Deyth Banger
I care about a lot of issues. I care about libraries, I care about healthcare, I care about homelessness and unemployment. I care about net neutrality and the steady erosion of our liberties both online and off. I care about the rich/poor divide and the rise of corporate business. - Sara Sheridan
Libraries are not made; they grow. Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. - Augustine Birrell
Libraries raised me. - Ray Bradbury
Our churches are full of people during work hours, in the morning, at noon, in the evening praying, instead of being in the factories, libraries, and laboratories, facilitating economic growth. - Sunday Adelaja
Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on the human psyche. - Michael Jackson
That's what I like so much about libraries, they smell the way we would like to imagine the past. - Ruth Reichl
Where do dreams come from?...they slink out of books, they lurk in the stacks of libraries. Out of pages turned they rise like the scent of peonies and infect the brain with their promises. - Marge Piercy
I love libraries. Everybody there is serious and focused even if they are not absorbing or learning anything better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world. - Ray Bradbury
Libraries offer, for free, the wisdom of the ages--and sages--and, simply put, there's something for everyone inside. - Laura Bush
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. - Ray Bradbury
The book can produce an addiction as fierce as heroin or nicotine, forcing us to spend much of our lives, like junkies, in book shops and libraries, those literary counterparts to the opium den. - Phillip Adams
Libraries are more than just a storage place for books, they are treasure troves filled with creativity and knowledge. And that knowledge can be empowering. - R.L. Hemlock
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. - Zig Ziglar
Epics are never written about libraries. They exist on whim; it depends on if the conquering army likes to read. - Patricia A. McKillip
RESTITUTIONS, n. The founding or endowing of universities and public libraries by gift or bequest. - Ambrose Bierce
Here are my strong reservations about the wave of computer networks. They isolate us from one another and cheapen the meaning of actual experience. They work against literacy and creativity. They undercut our schools and libraries. - Clifford Stoll
People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned. - Saul Bellow
Libraries can in general be too narrow or too wide for the soul. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years. - Ray Bradbury
Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better. - Sidney Sheldon
My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. The perfect day: riding a bike to the library. - Peter Golkin
I love vast libraries; yet there is a doubt,If one be better with them or without,Unless he use them wisely, and, indeed,Knows the high art of what and how to read. - John Godfrey Saxe
Public libraries have been a mainstay of my life. They represent an individual's right to acquire knowledge; they are the sinews that bind civilized societies the world over. Without libraries, I would be a pauper, intellectually and spiritually. - James A. Michener
The library remains a sacred place for secular folk ["What Libraries Can (Still) Do," The New York Review Daily, October 26, 2015]. - James Gleick
I grew up in libraries, and I hope I've learned never to take them for granted. A thriving library is the heart of its community, providing access to information and educational opportunities, bringing people together, leveling the playing field, and archiving our history. - Josie Brown
When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day. - Jean Fritz
Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs - Jim Rohn
Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. - Anne Herbert
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open. - Laura Bush
The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man - T.S. Eliot
Many existing top 20 Scottish writers have flourished in part because of good turns done by institutions, arts community, libraries and bookshops. - Sara Sheridan
Libraries, museums, universities, everything we designed and built over six thousand years. Cities are more than the sum of their infrastructure. They transcend brick and mortar, concrete and steel. They're the vessels into which human knowledge is poured. - Rick Yancey
[Public] libraries should be open to all—except the censor.[Response to questionnaire in Saturday Review, October 29 1960] - John F. Kennedy
true monument lies not on the shelves of libraries, but in the thoughts of men, and in the history of more than one science.{Gibbs's obituary for scientist Rudolf Clausius} Josiah Willard Gibbs - His
America, why are your libraries full of tears?
But to her, libraries were like hotels: secret villages inhabited by passing strangers from a thousand different worlds brought together just for a few hours. - Simon Sebag Montefiore
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