Library Quotes

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The world is quiet here.
Lemony Snicket

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
Norman Cousins

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
Carl T. Rowan

Quotes about Library
Quotes about Library
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges

What is more important in a library than anything else - than everything else - is the fact that it exists.
Archibald MacLeish

A library is thought in cold storage.
Herbert Samuel

A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
Shelby Foote

The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
Samuel Johnson

Why buy a book when you can join a library.
Ricky Gervais

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man
T.S. Eliot

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
Norman Cousins

Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out.
Joan Collins

Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library.
Barbara Tuchman

That perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
Aphra Behn

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

Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.
Groucho Marx

If your library is not 'unsafe,' it probably isn't doing its job.
John Berry

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

If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids.
Cornelia Funke

If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years, you have a public library.
Tony Benn

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

If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library?
Lily Tomlin

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

If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library.
Frank Zappa

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

I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
Alexander Smith

No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
Samuel Johnson

That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.
Aphra Behn

A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Samuel Johnson

Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of 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

The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
Bruno Bettelheim

A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
Cornelia Funke

An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Stephen Fry

Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem.
John Braine

A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.
Lemony Snicket

A library implies an act of faith.
Victor Hugo

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
Henry Ward Beecher

It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home.
Elizabeth Kostova,

Your library is your paradise.
Desiderius Erasmus
 
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