Why spend a day in the library when you can learn the same thing by working in the laboratory for a month?
Do not be guilty of possessing a library of learned books while lacking learning yourself.Letter to Christian Northoff (1497), as translated in Collected Works of Erasmus (1974), p. 115
My alma mater was books, a good library. Every time I catch a plane, I have with me a book that I want to read and that’s a lot of books these days. If I weren’t out here every day battling the white man, I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity because you can hardly mention anything I’m not curious about.malcolm (malcolm little) x
I went to my library, right? And I started to research the Bill of Rights and I did not technically find anything that said all Americans shall eat shrimp with whoever they like, but I found some things that are close enough to infer that I am within my legal rights to enjoy seafood with whomever I choose.john mayer
Look, we're all the same; a man is a fourteen-room house in the bedroom he's asleep with his intelligent wife, in the living-room he's rolling around with some bareass girl, in the library he's paying his taxes, in the yard he's raising tomatoes, and in the cellar he's making a bomb to blow it all up.Arthur Miller
Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library. … An investment in libraries is an investment in our children's future.Laura Welch Bush As quoted in Biography Today : Profiles of People of Interest to Young Readers, Vol. 12, Issue 2 : Laura Bush by Joanne Mattern (2003), p. 34
They should be taking bonuses from bankers, not library books from schoolchildren. What kind of society are we building?Sara Sheridan, "The Huffington Post", August 2013
A great library contains the diary of the human race.Rev. George Dawson, Address on Opening the Birmingham Free Library.
Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Poet at the Breakfast Table (1872), VIII.
...people who live in iTunes will enjoy the simplicity of just plugging it in and never having to fuss with anything...anyone should be able to use it with ease. For users who don't want to concern themselves with media library management, disparate home media serving and libraries, and the more complex bits about digital media in your home theater, there simply isn't an easier, more enjoyable way to get content from your computer to your HDTV.Ben Drawbaugh, Engadget
As quiet as a library.Ian Darke, Brazil v. Germany (8 July 2014), 2014 FIFA World Cup.
BBC obituary. Biographical information on Sir Isaiah Berlin A tribute to Isaiah Berlin & "A conversation with Isaiah Berlin" on The Philosopher's Zone, ABC (6 & 14 June 2009) The Book of Isaiah: Personal Impressions of Isaiah Berlin (2009) edited by Henry Hardy Isaiah Berlin and the history of ideas The Isaiah Berlin Virtual libraryisaiah berlin
library here is where people, one frequently finds, lower their voices and raise their minds.Richard Armour Light Armour, McGraw-Hill, 1954.
Let heaven exist, though my own place may be in hell . Let me be tortured and battered and annihilated, but let there be one instant, one creature, wherein thy enormous library may find its justification.Jorge Luis Borges, in "The Library of Babel" (1941)
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