Libraries And Librarians Quotes

Libraries And Librarians Quotes by John Lubbock, Barbara Kingsolver, Joan Bauer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Bret Easton Ellis, Archibald MacLeish and many others.

We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of

We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.
John Lubbock
Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn’t rip off.
Barbara Kingsolver
When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian.
Joan Bauer
The student has his Rome, his Florence, his whole glowing Italy, within the four walls of his library. He has in his books the ruins of an antique world and the glories of a modern one.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When the going gets tough, the tough go drinking.
Bret Easton Ellis
What is more important in a library than anything else-than everything else-is the fact that it exists.
Archibald MacLeish
Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.
Ray Bradbury
A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
Shelby Foote
With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one – but no one at all – can tell you what to read and when and how.
Doris Lessing
Don’t join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
If this nation is to be wise as well as strong, if we are to achieve our destiny, then we need more new ideas for more wise men reading more good books in more public libraries.
John F. Kennedy
Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark.
Germaine Greer
If we can put a man on the moon and sequence the human genome, we should be able to devise something close to a universal digital public library.
Peter Singer
My books are very few, but then the world is before me – a library open to all – from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me – in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve.
Joseph Howe
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
Lady Bird Johnson
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Joseph Addison
I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture, and our concern for the future, can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.
Carl Sagan