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My 15 Favourite Quotes On Libraries
It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home. ~Elizabeth Kostova
An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them. ~Stephen Fry
I do things like get in a taxi and say, “The library, and step on it.” ~David Foster Wallace
Madam, a circulating library in a town is an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge. ~Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night. ~Isabel Allende
My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn’t have any excuse to be stupid. ~Joan Bauer
Libraries are our friends. ~Neil Gaiman
Book lovers will understand me, and they will know too, that part of the pleasure of a library lies in its very existence. ~Jan Morris
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge Luis Borges
She sounds like someone who spends a lot of time in libraries, which are the best sorts of people. ~Catherynne M. Valente
If I have to spend time in purgatory before going to one place or the other, I guess I’ll be all right as long as there’s a lending library. ~Stephen King
What better place to kill time than a library? ~Diane Setterfield
The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. ~Albert Einstein 
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…. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed. ~Germaine Greer
[His] library was a fine dark place bricked with books, so anything could happen there and always did. All you had to do was pull a book from the shelf and open it and suddenly the darkness was not so dark anymore. ~Ray Bradbury
Source: Writers Write

by Amanda Patterson
Image: Street Art Utopia

My 15 Favourite Quotes On Libraries

  1. It was good to walk into a library again; it smelled like home. ~Elizabeth Kostova
  2. An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them. ~Stephen Fry
  3. I do things like get in a taxi and say, “The library, and step on it.” ~David Foster Wallace
  4. Madam, a circulating library in a town is an evergreen tree of diabolical knowledge. ~Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  5. The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night. ~Isabel Allende
  6. My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn’t have any excuse to be stupid. ~Joan Bauer
  7. Libraries are our friends. ~Neil Gaiman
  8. Book lovers will understand me, and they will know too, that part of the pleasure of a library lies in its very existence. ~Jan Morris
  9. I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge Luis Borges
  10. She sounds like someone who spends a lot of time in libraries, which are the best sorts of people. ~Catherynne M. Valente
  11. If I have to spend time in purgatory before going to one place or the other, I guess I’ll be all right as long as there’s a lending library. ~Stephen King
  12. What better place to kill time than a library? ~Diane Setterfield
  13. The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library. ~Albert Einstein 
  14. 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…. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed. ~Germaine Greer
  15. [His] library was a fine dark place bricked with books, so anything could happen there and always did. All you had to do was pull a book from the shelf and open it and suddenly the darkness was not so dark anymore. ~Ray Bradbury
Source: Writers Write
by Amanda Patterson

Image: Street Art Utopia

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