Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Top 10 Quotes

This week's topic from The Broke and Bookish is Top 10 Inspiring Quotes. Most of these are library related... but I have a few quotes from some of my favorite books as well.


“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
― Jorge Luis Borges

“You see, I don't belive that libraries should be drab places where people sit in silence, that has been the main reason for our policy of employing wild animals as librarians.”
― Graham Chapman

“The world is quiet here.”
― Lemony Snicket

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“In a library we are surrounded by many hundreds of dear friends imprisoned by an enchanter in paper and leathern boxes.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man”
― T.S. Eliot

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

“Wilbur never forgot Charlotte. Although he loved her children and grandchildren dearly, none of the new spiders ever quite took her place in his heart. She was in a class by herself. It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. Charlotte was both.”
― E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
― Groucho Marx

“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.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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