“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
― Mark Twain
“To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.”
People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.
– Saul Bellow
Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.
– Ray Bradbury
I’m really a library man, or second-hand book man.
– John le Carre
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book.
– Cornelia Funke