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18 of the best book quotes about libraries
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“Libraries were full of ideas - perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”
Sarah J. Maas
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Throne of Glass
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Celaena Sardothien
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“Boys like him didn’t die; they got bronzed and installed outside public libraries.”
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“My library was dukedom large enough.”
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“Your brain, Peekay, has two functions; it is a place for original thought, but also it is a reference library. Use it to tell you where to look, and then you will have for yourself all the brains that have ever been.”
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“I do things like get in a taxi and say, ‘The library, and step on it.‘”
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“Francie thought that all the books in the world were in that library and she had a plan about reading all the books in the world.”
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“Saturdays were different. She treated herself by reading a book not in the alphabetical sequence. On that day she asked the librarian to recommend a book.”
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“She closed the book and put her cheek against it. There was still an odor of a library on it, of dust, leather, binding glue, and old paper, one book carrying the smell of hundreds.”
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“Run like you have to get to the library.”
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“A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.”
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“When trouble strikes, head to the library. You will either be able to solve the problem, or simply have something to read as the world crashes down around you.”
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“I’ve been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library.”
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“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
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in principle and reality, libraries are life-enhancing palaces of wonder
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I thanked Captain Nemo, and went up to the shelves of the library. Works on science, morals, and literature abounded in every language; but I did not see one single work on political economy; that subject appeared to be strictly proscribed. Strange to say, all these books were irregularly arranged, in whatever language they were written; and this medley proved that the Captain of the Nautilus must have read indiscriminately the books which he took up by chance.
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″‘What’s a big word for ‘library’?′ Charles asked his tutor. ‘Teachers love big words.‘”
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“This library is like a good book. You just gotta check it out!”
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“What harbor can receive you more securely than a great library?”

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