April 27, 2008 by  
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Some Library quotes and sayings about librarians.

The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book.
Samuel Johnson

Never lend books, for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folks have left me.
Anatole France

A library is a fuelling station for your mind.
~Steve Leveen

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
~Richard Steele

A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.
~Shelby Foote

I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts.
~Walter Wager

The first thing naturally when one enters a scholar’s study or library,
is to look at his books. One gets the notion very speedily of his tastes and
the range of his pursuits by a glance round his book-shelves.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Librarian is a service occupation. Gas station attendant of the mind.
~Richard Powers

To my thinking, a great librarian must have a clear head, a strong hand, and above all, a great heart … and I am inclined to think that most of the men who will achieve this greatness will be women.
~Melvil Dewey

I am what the librarians have made me with a little assistance from a professor of Greek and a few poets.
~Bernard Keble

There is such seduction in a library of good books that I cannot resist the temptation to luxuriate in reading.
~John Quincy Adams

Two forces are successfully influencing the education of a cultivated man: art and science. Both are united in the book.
~Maxim Gorky

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

Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes

To add a library to a house is to give that house a soul.

A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
~Chinese Proverb

The closest thing you will find to an orderly universe is a good library.
~Ashleigh Brilliant

A library implies an act of faith.
Victor Hugo

If you want your children to be brilliant, read them fairly tales.
If you want them to be geniuses, read them more fairy tales.
Albert Einstein

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