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A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.


Lemony Snicket


#reading #read

[D]on't ever apologize to an author for buying something in paperback, or taking it out from a library (that's what they're there for. Use your library). Don't apologize to this author for buying books second hand, or getting them from bookcrossing or borrowing a friend's copy. What's important to me is that people read the books and enjoy them, and that, at some point in there, the book was bought by someone. And that people who like things, tell other people. The most important thing is that people read...


Neil Gaiman


#libraries #library #reading #read

A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.


Andrew Carnegie


#community #enrich #libraries #community

About the library," he whispered. He took out the pencil stub from his pocket and poised it over the page. Will you write like Mr. Blake or like yourself?" I inquired. He wrote and whispered the words aloud as he did. "I am in the library. It smells like old stuff." It smells familiar," I suggested. "It smells like words." Because his left side was to me, I couldn't easily take his hand to write. Books are boring," James said as he wrote. They line the walls like a thousand leather doorways to be opened into worlds unknown," I offered. He thought about this and then wrote with a smile, "I hate books." From A Certain Slant of Light


Laura Whitcomb


#libraries #young-adult-fiction #young-adult-fiction

Shout for libraries. Shout for the young readers who use them.


Patrick Ness


#libraries #thoughtful #inspirational

To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.


Barbara Tuchman


#food #historian #libraries #muse #shelter

Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge.


William Hurt


#basis #become #calculated #courage #guys

Libraries raised me.


Ray Bradbury


#me #raised

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

I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries.


Bjarne Stroustrup


#i #libraries #standards #tools #would






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