"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."

Henry Ward Beecher

Your library is your portrait.

Holbrook Jackson

No university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library... When this is no longer true, then will our civilization have come to an end.

Lawrence Clark Powell

What is more important in a library than anything else - than everything else - is the fact that it exists.

Archibald Macleish

A library is thought in cold storage.

Herbert Samuel

To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.

Barbara W. Tuchman

Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off.

Barbara Kingsolver

In Cambodia, they said the problem was that the kids couldn't get to the schools or libraries, so we donated bicycles.

John Wooden

We?re going to have to face this question about the libraries eventually.

Scott Rayburn

Surveys with kids have shown that the reason they don't use libraries is because they don't have any space.

Laura Holtslander

If they managed the city budget better, I would think they would not have to close down libraries and museums.

Deborah Mitchell

We should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.

Hugo Ball

We also benefited in the past year at all of our libraries from donations.

Martina Kominiarek

If there's a war on formats, owners of libraries will make less money.

Lawrence Haverty

I don't know whether it will sell; God's truth, I don't care. I want it in libraries, I want it in journalism schools. I want it out there.

Jim Taylor

We're talking about cuts to libraries my children use.

Scott Somers

It is really important to have a good sale this year because the libraries' budget for new books from the county has been cut by 80 percent this year.

Cathy Clark

What we're doing is dispelling that stereotype as libraries being this place where it's very quiet and you have to tip-toe around.

Peg Burington

We are inaugurating one of the single most important and beautiful libraries in North America.

Paul Leclerc

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.

Ada Louise Huxtable

We're looking forward to folks from other libraries coming up to see our library, since it's only a couple of blocks away.

Robin Beerbower

What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall.

Carl Stokes

That?s why libraries are still struggling.

Joanne Vavrek

Back in the good old days, marketing and PR for libraries consisted of a flier or a bookmark. Now, we have to be just as commercially minded as the private sector.

Valerie Maginnis

RESTITUTIONS, n. The founding or endowing of universities and public libraries by gift or bequest.

Ambrose Bierce

There's police, fire, libraries, sanitation, and people need to know and digest that.

Rafael Mojica

This is not the final code change and things can still shift in the code libraries we are building as we move to a beta later in the year.

Brian Goldfarb

They wanted to do it on a bigger scale. The girls called up all the libraries and requested the space.

Cathi Kellett

We work with all the libraries of Somerset County, and several of them have dedicated spaces for us.

Beth Kullback

This will pretty much put the libraries back together.

Jim Steinberg

La La Land -- that's where libraries are supposed to take us.

Drew Perkins

We have one of the best crime and mystery movie and TV libraries. We have great content at a low cost to us.

David Zaslav

Information just doesn't float around and get gathered on its own. Libraries give it structure. It's a place that people come to create information and knowledge.

Joyce Ogburn

It will be nice to get in there and see what they have done with the place. We kept hearing about all these other libraries that were getting facelifts, so it's great that we are following suit.

Susan Mitchell

One thing libraries have learned from bookstores in the last decade is marketing. We're trying to entice people to read.

Gene Nelson

Most libraries have a young adult section, but it is jammed in the back of the children's section.

Douglas Henderson

She was banned from many libraries, ... in the back door.

Eric Lindquist

When the cost of inflation is taken into account, the cut is almost $2 billion in real terms for schools, colleges and libraries.

Edward Kealy