Posts Tagged ‘library’

Quote of the day, Aug. 3

August 3, 2017

Dwight D. Eisenhower, on books

“Don’t join the book burners. Don’t think you’re going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don’t be afraid to go in your library and read every book.”

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Quote of the day, July 16

July 16, 2015

Iain Banks, on libraries

“It’s a library; only the stupid or the evil are afraid of those.”

Quote of the day, July 5

July 5, 2015

Lord Samuel, on libraries

“A library is thought in cold storage.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 25

September 24, 2013

George Dawson, on libraries

“A great library contains the diary of the human race.”

Quote of the day, July 19

July 19, 2013

Harold Howe, on libraries

“What a school thinks about its library is a measure of what it feels about education.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 11

September 11, 2012

Charles Lamb, on the library

“What a place to be in is an old library! (more…)

Quote of the day, June 8

June 7, 2012

Ray Bradbury, on education

“There’s no use going to school unless your final destination is the library.”

Quote of the day, April 2

April 2, 2012

Archibald MacLeish, on libraries

“What is more important in a library than anything else—than everything else—is the fact that it exists.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 1

November 1, 2010

Robert Vosper, on the library

“The library is an open sanctuary. It is devoted to individual intellectual inquiry and contemplation. Its function is to provide free access to ideas and information. It is a haven of privacy, a source of both cultural and intellectual sustenance for the individual reader. (more…)