Why spend a day in the library when you can learn the same thing by working in the laboratory for a month?
We had the hardware expertise, the industrial design expertise and the software expertise, including iTunes. One of the biggest insights we have was that we decided not to try to manage your music library on the iPod, but to manage it in iTunes. Other companies tried to do everything on the device itself and made it so complicated that it was useless.steve jobs
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem.
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 Bush
When I was in my 20s, I was a bookworm — spent 12 hours of the day in the library. How I met George, I'll never know.Laura Bush
I had no money to buy books, so between classes and work, I haunted the library. I even tutored in French with a sliding scale of payment: twenty dollars for an A, fifteen for a B, ten for a C, five for a D.hubert humphrey
A couple of months in the laboratory can frequently save a couple of hours in the library.frank westheimer
Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety.jorge luis borges
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.samuel johnson
We know for a fact that the library is the main access point to the Internet outside of the home and workplace. Particularly for young people, information about AIDS, sexuality, suicide could mean the difference between life and death. This law keeps us from giving people access to the information they need.judith krug
The PATRIOT Act allows Federal agents to look at public and university library patron circulation records, books checked out, magazines consulted, all subject to government scrutiny. There used to be a time in this country when we were worried whether our young people knew how to read. Now some in our government are more worried that government agents be able to find out what people are reading.dennis kucinich
How can I just go and sit in the library or somewhere and twiddle my thumbs, knowing what's going to happen? I don't intend to do that, I promise you.philip pullman
The biggest challenges, technically, are 3D graphics and Networking. Network interoperability between Linux and Windows will rarely happen, because companies often use the proprietary Directplay library which cannot be ported over to Linux. We have created a multiplatform alternative, called Grapple, and we hope that over time, some Windows developers may pick this up to use in their titles, allowing cross platform multiplayer.michael simms
I have always imagined Paradise as a kind of library.
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.samuel johnson
What is more important in a library than anything else – than everything else – is the fact that it exists.
The supposed great library at Alexandria was destroyed by the men of Mohammed for the, to them, satisfactory reason that if the books in it agreed with the Koran they were unnecessary, and if they did not agree with it they were unsound. Will ever some devoted advocate or some legions of such devotees of the real law the red-eyed kind, if you please arise and settle this question by a conflagration?
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind ; the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The universe (which others call the library) is composed of an indefinite and perhaps infinite number of hexagonal galleries, with vast air shafts between, surrounded by very low railings.jorge luis borges
Of troubles none is greater than to be robbed of one’s native land. (translated by David Kovacs: Perseus Digital library)Euripides
Of troubles none is greater than to be robbed of one’s native land. (translated by David Kovacs: Perseus Digital library)
Alternate translation: He who profits by crime commits it. (translator unknown). Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius) The best ideas are common property. Full Latin texts at The Latin library (link below):;: Loeb Classical library translations at Wikisource English translations of quotes in this section by Richard Mott Gummere except as otherwise noted