Monday, March 03, 2014

Quotes on libraries (1/3)


“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.”
― Cicero

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

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