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Library Quotes

Reading is probably the best way to enhance one's personality, be it from the books or the internet. Libraries have an immense collection of resources in the form of books and online journals that are either owned by institutions or the public. The types of books that libraries house vary on the purpose and kind of the library that it is. It could be anything ranging from books of the curriculum to high level scholarly articles to a wide variety of novels. Read further for some great quotations and saying on books!

Anatole France

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.

Jorge Luis Borges

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Michael Caine

Books were my window on the world. Growing up at the Elephant and Castle, which was very rough, my paradise was the library.

Mark Ruffalo

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

Jorge Luis Borges

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

David Blaine

I remember finding a Houdini book at the library and seeing an image of him chained on the side of a building. He looked so intense and scary, and I couldn't get that image out of my head. That started building up my love of magic.

Isaac Asimov

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.

H. P. Lovecraft

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.

Charles Bukowski

Between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four, I must have read a whole library.

Groucho Marx

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

Sarah Jessica Parker

And if you are a parent, introduce your children to their neighborhood library. It will give them a real sense of independence to have their own library card and enjoy borrowing books.

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Charlie Kaufman

I'm old enough, by a long shot, to remember going to the library and spending days researching. If I was looking for a line from a poem or something else I needed, that would be the trip I would have to take.

Noam Chomsky

It is easier to go to the Internet than to go to the library, undoubtedly. But the shift from no libraries to the existence of libraries was a much greater shift than what we've seen with the Internet's development.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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.

Jurnee Smollett

I love to get in the library and just spend days researching characters.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

David Attenborough

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

Malala Yousafzai

I discovered Deborah Ellis's books in the school library after my head teacher encouraged me to go beyond the school curriculum and look for books I might enjoy.

Samuel Johnson

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.

Dolly Parton

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

Angelina Jolie

Just be a cool grandpa who's creative, and hang out and tell stories and read a book in the library.

Bill Gates

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

Bernie Sanders

You go to your public library, or you call your fire department or police department, what do you think you are calling? These are socialist institutions.