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#libraries

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #libraries




Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones.


Georg C. Lichtenberg


#before #etc #just #libraries #new

The pride and presence of a professional football team is far more important than 30 libraries.


Art Modell


#football #football team #important #libraries #more

I'm not precisely saying that a really good board meeting at the MLA (Museums, Libraries and Archives Coucil) makes me want to go and write poetry, but there is a pleasure in doing that sort of thing well.


Andrew Motion


#board #doing #go #good #i

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


#distance #every #free #home #i

I talk to a lot of librarians, and there's always a steady drumbeat of how libraries are places of community. But a lot of them have also recently - and just in the nick of time - refurbished, because during this economic downturn, people have a tendency to borrow instead of buy.


Paula Poundstone


#always #because #borrow #buy #community

One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.


Caroline Kennedy


#boundless #brother #door #embrace #energy

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.


Barbara Kingsolver


#institution #libraries #off #rip #you

What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?


John Ruskin


#altogether #books #care #compared #horses

Today, if you have an Internet connection, you have at your fingertips an amount of information previously available only to those with access to the world's greatest libraries - indeed, in most respects what is available through the Internet dwarfs those libraries, and it is incomparably easier to find what you need.


Peter Singer


#amount #available #connection #dwarfs #easier

Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them.


Huston Smith


#dead #exclusively #facts #full #hand






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