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Libraries are the wardrobes of literature, whence men, properly informed may bring forth something for ornament, much for curiosity, and more for use. (Quote by - William Dyer)

Thou can'st not die. Here thou art more than safe Where every book is thy epitaph. (Quote by - Henry Vaughan)

The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I think no chair is so much needed. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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

A library is thought in cold storage. (Quote by - Herbert Samuel)

As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

That place that does contain My books, the best companions, is to me A glorious court, where hourly I converse With the old sages and philosophers; And sometimes, for variety, I confer With kings and emperors, and weigh their counsels; Calling their victories, if unjustly got, Unto a strict account, and, in my fancy, Deface their ill-placed statues. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)

Some on commission, some for the love of learning, some because they have nothing better to do or because they hope these walls of books will deaden the drumming of the demon in their ears. (Quote by - Louis Macneice)

To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse. (Quote by - Barbara Tuchman)

The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. (Quote by - Carl Rowan)

To those with ears to hear, libraries are really very noisy places. On their shelves we hear the captured voices of the centuries-old conversation that makes up our civilization. (Quote by - Timothy Healy)


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