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  1. Picture quote by Jorge Luis Borges about imagination

    I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ⏤ Jorge Luis Borges


  2. Picture quote by Dan Kennedy about wealth

    Rich people have big libraries, poor people have big TV's. ⏤ Dan Kennedy


  3. Picture quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero about need

    If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ⏤ Marcus Tullius Cicero


  4. Picture quote by Anonymous about library

    A library is a hospital for the mind ⏤ Anonymous


  5. Picture quote about library

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


  6. Picture quote by Anonymous about mind

    A library is a hospital for the mind. ⏤ Anonymous


  7. Picture quote by Robert Redford about library

    To the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book. ⏤ Robert Redford


  8. Picture quote by Anonymous about mind

    A library is a hospital for the mind. ⏤ Anonymous


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The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

Albert Einstein

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

Samuel Johnson

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

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

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 one book.

Samuel Johnson

Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books.

John Dingell

When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.

Isaac Asimov

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

Norman Cousins

Thus, the standard library will serve as both a tool and as a teacher.

Bjarne Stroustrup

I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books.

Joseph Fiennes

I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.

Rodney Dangerfield

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

Aphra Behn

Me, poor man, my library Was dukedom large enough.

William Shakespeare

The contents of someone's bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait. (About Books; Recoiling, Rereading, Retelling, New York Times, February 22, 1987)

Anatole Broyard

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

Lady Bird Johnson

Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning.

Louis Nizer

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

Cornelia Funke

An ordinary man can surround himself with two thousand books and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is always possible to be happy.

Augustine Birrell

Oxford is wonderful. I'm having a great time. We do go out, but I still try to spend most of my time studying in the library.

Chelsea Clinton

My first job was as an assistant in the local library. Self-fulfilling prophecy?

Jodi Picoult

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

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

Archibald MacLeish

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

Barbara Tuchman

It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if you're willing to settle for well done, ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy.

Marian Burros

Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.

Anthony Burgess

My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity.

Malcolm X

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

Alexander Smith

Your library is your portrait.

Holbrook Jackson

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.

Arthur Conan Doyle

We live in the country, and I have a huge library there. When we go to London for the winter I never know which books to take. I never know what I am going to need. That's the only disadvantage.

Mordecai Richler

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

I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals.

Gene Simmons

The patron gets comfortable in bed and opens up the book -- it opens tentatively -- and the patron bends the open book backward until there is a satisfying crack and the book is a little more supple, a little easier to read. The book spine has just been broken, and a broken spine means a more submissive book.

Don Borchert

Information helps you to see that you're not alone. That there's somebody in Mississippi and somebody in Tokyo who all have wept, who've all longed and lost, who've all been happy. So the library helps you to see, not only that you are not alone, but that you're not really any different from everyone else.

Maya Angelou

This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.

Bill Gates

London has fine museums, the British Library is one of the greatest library institutions in the world... It's got everything you want, really.

David Attenborough

When I started the Imagination Library in my hometown, I never dreamed that one day we would be helping Scottish kids.

Dolly Parton

The public library system of the United States is worth preserving.

Henry Rollins

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

Henry Ward Beecher

The idea of education has been so tied to schools, universities, and professors that many assume there is no other way, but education is available to anyone within reach of a library, a post office, or even a newsstand.

Louis L'Amour

The library, with its Daedalian labyrinth, mysterious hush, and faintly ominous aroma of knowledge, has been replaced by the computer's cheap glow, pesky chirp, and data spillage.

P. J. O'Rourke

I discovered me in the library. I went to find me in the library.

Ray Bradbury

I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years.

Ray Bradbury

When I was about thirteen, the library was going to get 'Calculus for the Practical Man.' By this time I knew, from reading the encyclopedia, that calculus was an important and interesting subject, and I ought to learn it.

Richard P. Feynman

If there's a problem, we at Wine Library never tell ourselves that once we handle this issue, we'll never have to deal with the person again. We talk to every single person as though we're going to wind up sitting next to that person at his or her mother's house that night for dinner.

Gary Vaynerchuk

Many people who I respected were disappointed when I started 'Wine Library TV.' They thought I was dumbing down wine, but I always knew I was one of the biggest producers of new wine drinkers in the world, and people are realizing it now.

Gary Vaynerchuk

I know if I stopped hosting 'Wine Library TV,' we'd probably lose 75 percent of our audience, but the remaining 25 percent is still a big number.

Gary Vaynerchuk

I always say that the real success of Wine Library wasn't due to the videos I posted, but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward, making connections and building relationships.

Gary Vaynerchuk

I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.

Jane Austen

Why buy a book when you can join a library.

Ricky Gervais

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

Stephen Fry

People go back to the stuff that doesn't cost a lot of money and the stuff that you don't have to hand money to over and over again. Stuff that you get for free, stuff that your older brother gives you, stuff that you can get out of the local library.

Frank Black

And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.

Cornelia Funke

There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library.

Martin Lewis Perl

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 anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home.

Matt Damon

People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway.

Simeon Strunsky

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

Tony Benn

I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog.

Sandra Cisneros

So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.'

Tommy Cooper

My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve.

Joseph Howe

Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.

Peter Lewis Allen

Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect. You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there's always a library.

Michelle Rodriguez

My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid.

Joan Bauer

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

John Berry

The library knows that it is a temporary fix. We have a stamp for the inside front cover: BROKEN SPINE NOTED. It is like a bracelet worn by a diabetic. When you return the book with this message stamped inside, we know you're not the one responsible for this horrible thing. It was some other bastard before you. The book has a preexisting condition.

Don Borchert

My favorite language for maintainability is Python. It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation, good library support, and optional named parameters.

Bram Cohen

I do readings at the public library. I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher.

Mark Ruffalo

Wherever modern translations of marked excellence were already in existence efforts were made to secure them for the Library, but in a number of instances copyright could not be obtained.

James Loeb

The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.

Joseph Lancaster

I do have a library of events I can talk about and I always expect to find a different point of view on it so even if I talk about the same event in the same town it's fresh.

Leo Kottke

I seem to find different material every four to six months and I frequently forget it which is a shame because it would be nice to have a bigger library.

Leo Kottke

But the best problem I ever found, I found in my local public library.

Andrew Wiles

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

I'm really a library man, or second-hand book man.

John Le Carre

It was an incredible resource. I'd sit with a big stack of bound New Yorkers in the library and read through, especially the 'Talk of the Town' sections.

Michael Chabon

I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level.

Tom Glazer

Then I started checking out blues albums from the library and playing the harp along with them.

John Goodman

When I think of the library of Alexandria and of the fact that, although it burnt down, people continue to sort the letters of the alphabet according to that tradition, then that makes certain expressions of modernity, even of interventions on the textual level, possible.

Alexander Kluge

That's Tommy, this great producer who comes in contact with people and must have a mental library of personnel who are great for this and great for that, and he brought this whole group of musicians to the project that I'd never worked with before.

Al Jarreau

I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises.

Clyde Tombaugh

During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used a telephone, used a library, talked with a scientist, and was shown a computer for the first time in my life.

Philip Emeagwali

I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.

Hedy Lamarr

However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library.

Richard Ernst

I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.

H. P. Lovecraft

Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy!

Nigel Dennis

First, this isn't about telecommuting, because we still have offices that people will come to regularly when they need to brainstorm together, meet with clients, or do research in the library.

Jay Chiat

As a journalist I'm comfortable doing library research, and I did a lot! I had a fellowship at Radcliff for a year which gave me access to the Harvard system.

Anita Diament

I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing?

Paul Begala

There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library.

Anthony Hecht

The standard library saves programmers from having to reinvent the wheel.

Bjarne Stroustrup

I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century.

Rick Moody

Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety.

Jorge Luis Borges

I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

Lily Tomlin

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

John Braine

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

John Berry

The secret of a good librarian is that he never reads anything more of the literature in his charge than the title and the table of contents. Anyone who lets himself go and starts reading a book is lost as a librarian...He's bound to lose perspective.

Robert Musil

I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts.

Walter Wager

If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign.

Graham Nelson

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