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Top 100 Quotes About Libraries And Art

#1. We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of this memory is called the library - Author: Carl Sagan
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#2. I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets. - Author: Heraclitus
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#3. Books are becoming everything to me. If I had at this moment any choice in life, I would bury myself in one of those immense libraries ... and never pass a waking hour without a book before me. - Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
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#4. The world is full of magical places, and the library has always been one of them for me. A library can be that special place for our children. - Author: Julie Andrews Edwards
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#5. Civilized nations build libraries; lands that have lost their soul close them down. - Author: Toby Forward
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#6. As parents, we have to find the time and the energy to step in and help our children love reading. We can read to them, talk to them about what they're reading, and make time for this by turning off the television set ourselves. Libraries are a critical tool to help parents do this. - Author: Barack Obama
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#7. America, why are your libraries full of tears? - Author: Allen Ginsberg
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#8. Mr. Collins was to attend them, at the request of Mr. Bennet, who was most anxious to get rid of him, and have his library to himself - Author: Jane Austen
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#9. We should do our best to satisfy your interests in stories and books and the world. There are libraries. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#10. Libraries promote the sharing of knowledge, connecting people of all ages with valuable information resources. These dynamic and modern institutions, and the librarians who staff them, add immeasurably to our quality of life. - Author: George W. Bush
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#11. Choosing a new book was like looking for treasure. - Author: Kit Pearson
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#12. Ingrid dresses more like a librarian than any librarian in the history of libraries. - Author: Melissa De La Cruz
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#13. I have been ineluctably drawn to libraries ever since I entered that sanctum sanctorum. It was a place of quietude. In a world where things go beep and ding and ring, where you've got mail and you've got messages, when I enter a library, I feel that I am still entering a temple. - Author: Carmen Agra Deedy
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#14. There is nowhere in the world where sleep is so deep as in the libraries of the House of Commons. - Author: Henry Channon
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#15. The public library contains multitudes. And each person who visits contains multitudes as well. Each of us is a library of thoughts, memories, experiences, and odors. We adapt to one another to produce the human condition. - Author: Josh Hanagarne
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#16. As convenient as it is for information to come to us, libraries do have a valuable side effect: they force all of the smart people to come together in one place where they can interact with one another. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#17. He liked bookstores, and libraries too. They had a sacred, peaceful hush, like graveyards without the shadow of death. - Author: Garrett Leigh
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#18. But to her, libraries were like hotels: secret villages inhabited by passing strangers from a thousand different worlds brought together just for a few hours. - Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
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#19. Well-run libraries are filled with people because what a good library offers cannot be easily found elsewhere: an indoor public space in which you do not have to buy anything in order to stay. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#20. Human bipolarity was both the binding force and the driving energy for all human behavior, from sonnets to nuclear equations. If any being thinks that human psychologists exaggerate on this point, let it search Terran patent offices, libraries, and art galleries for creations of eunuchs. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#21. We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms; take the information out there already, add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the patient who was just diagnosed today. - Author: Bruce Vento
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#22. With enough libraries, all content is free. - Author: Jessamyn West
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#23. 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. - Author: Graham Chapman
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#24. All my life, the library has always been one of my favorite places to go. (Larry Brown: A Writer's Life by Jean W. Cash) - Author: Larry Brown
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#25. If the library in the morning suggests an echo of the severe and reasonable wishful order of the world, the library at night seems to rejoice in the world's essential, joyful muddle. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#26. Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries. They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take are calculated on the basis of the courage it took to become replete with knowledge. - Author: William Hurt
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#27. Fields are places in books, and books are placed in libraries. - Author: Morrissey
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#28. Now, public libraries are most admirable institutions, but they have one irritating custom. They want their books back. - Author: Cecil B. DeMille
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#29. 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. - Author: Carl Stokes
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#30. It is easier to go to the Internet than to go to the library, undoubtedly. But the shift from no libraries to the existence of libraries was a much greater shift than what we've seen with the Internet's development. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#31. Controller Borasus sighed with relief. Libraries were not places of danger. It had to be a hoax. - Author: Diana Wynne Jones
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#32. When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. - Author: Keith Richards
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#33. Don't you think it's funny that the presidents are still expected to build libraries when hardly anyone reads books? I read a study that said less than ten percent of adults read a book in the past year. - Author: Dustin Lawson
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#34. Theory is a dirty word in some managerial quarters. That is rather curious, because all of us, managers especially, can no more get along without theories than libraries can get along without catalogs and for the same reason: theories help us make sense of incoming information. - Author: Henry Mintzberg
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#35. I will protect your tax money! It won't be spent on Prime Minister and Governor houses. InshALLAH the day PTI government comes in power these walls of governor houses will be brought down. We will break these walls and make libraries and playgrounds for the public to use - Author: Imran Khan
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#36. Libraries are where we learn that we can live our lives through books. - Author: Kevin Barry
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#37. Libraries hold the wisdom of the world and the stories of the ages - available to everyone, free of charge! - Author: Linda Sue Park
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#38. If you do not value libraries then you do not value information or culture or wisdom. You are silencing the voices of the past and you are damaging the future. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#39. There is something so deeply visceral about libraries for me-rooms and rooms full of people dreaming and remembering. - Author: Jacqueline Woodson
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#40. Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity. - Author: Vartan Gregorian
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#41. Libraries are the pride of the city. - Author: Amy Tan
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#42. It's night in the Free People's World Tree Library. All the librarians are asleep, ... between the pages of their enchanted novels. - Author: Kelly Link
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#43. I write in coffee shops, libraries, parks, museums. I get antsy and then get on my bike and go someplace else, letting the ideas spin around in my head as I dodge taxis. - Author: Phil Klay
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#44. Armies aren't very good about carrying libraries with them. I can't imagine why. We'd fight so much less if everyone would juste sit down and read - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#45. Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs. - Author: H.W. Charles
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#46. One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer. - Author: Caroline Kennedy
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#47. We were all serious readers, sitting on wooden chairs at rows of lecterns, turning the pages, united in mutual love of isolation. - Author: Michael Moorcock
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#48. I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves
you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#49. A library, no matter how big or small, is a careful balance of love and responsibility. A machine, if you will, cranked by those who care most about reading. - Author: Kimberly Karalius
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#50. Historic figures have homes to visit for posterity; the Lord of history left no home. Luminaries leave libraries and write their memoirs; He left one book, penned by ordinary people. Deliverers speak of winning through might and conquest; He spoke of a place in the heart. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#51. A society - any society - is defined as a set of mutual benefits and duties embodied most visibly in public institutions: public schools, public libraries, public transportation, public hospitals, public parks, public museums, public recreation, public universities, and so on. - Author: Robert Reich
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#52. Libraries have certainly come a long way. The days of card pockets inside the backsleeves of books seemed like a faded dream. As a kid, I used to love all those withdrawal date stamps. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#53. For thousands and thousands of American kids, libraries are the only safe place they can find to study, a haven free from the dangers of street or the numbing temptations of television. As schools cut back services, the library looms even more important to countless children. - Author: Scott Turow
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#54. I want to have schools and libraries and other institutions named after me. I tell my daughter that all the time. - Author: Kam Williams
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#55. Library-denigrators, pay heed: suggesting that the Internet is a viable substitute for libraries is like saying porn could replace your wife. - Author: Joanne Harris
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#56. Public libraries have been a mainstay of my life. They represent an individual's right to acquire knowledge; they are the sinews that bind civilized societies the world over. Without libraries, I would be a pauper, intellectually and spiritually. - Author: James A. Michener
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#57. Libraries and museums are the DNA of our culture. - Author: Vartan Gregorian
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#58. Impersonating a quiet, gentle librarian like Barbara Gordon
You deserve to be taken out of circulation! - Author: Karl Kesel
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#59. Here are my strong reservations about the wave of computer networks. They isolate us from one another and cheapen the meaning of actual experience. They work against literacy and creativity. They undercut our schools and libraries. - Author: Clifford Stoll
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#60. In the early days, I promoted the idea of spending time in libraries to gain facts that other investors didn't have. Not many people did that kind of research, so it worked. - Author: Kenneth Fisher
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#61. You and I both worry about what it means to put our personal libraries onto one gadget and then what would happen if we dropped it in the bathtub ... - Author: Jason Merkoski
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#62. Books are a world in themselves, it is true; but they are not the only world. The world itself is a volume larger than all the libraries in it. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#63. Libraries have had a long history of dealing with authoritarian organizations demanding reader records - who's read what - and this has led to people being rounded up and killed. - Author: Brewster Kahle
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#64. I care about a lot of issues. I care about libraries, I care about healthcare, I care about homelessness and unemployment. I care about net neutrality and the steady erosion of our liberties both online and off. I care about the rich/poor divide and the rise of corporate business. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#65. Note found in the patron suggestion box:
"You have SIGNS up near the computers that say BE QUIET, but people don't be quiet. They laugh out loud and talk out loud. Libraries used to be quiet, but they aren't anymore because you let all the assholes in!!!!! - Author: Gina Sheridan
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#66. You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#67. Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better. - Author: Sidney Sheldon
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#68. Libraries shelter the spirit, provide food for the mind, and answer the questions raised by the problems of life. They have been the home of my heart since I was a very young child, in whatever place I happened to live. - Author: Roberta Gellis
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#69. Solitary converse with nature; for thence are ejaculated sweet and dreadful words never uttered in libraries. Ah! the spring days, the summer dawns, and October woods! - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#70. The acquisition of a book signalled not just the potential acquisition of knowledge but also something like the property rights to a piece of ground: the knowledge became a visitable place. - Author: James Wood
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#71. In my view, investing in public libraries is an investment in the nation's future. - Author: Bill Gates
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#72. Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. Just ask Ray Bradbury. - Author: Kami Garcia
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#73. Shared libraries are the work of the devil, the one true sign that the apocalypse is at hand. - Author: Tom Duff
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#74. Historians will not fail to note that a people who could spend $300 billion on defense refused to spend a tiny fraction of that total to keep their libraries open in the evening. - Author: Daniel J. Boorstin
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#75. Libraries are places where the damaged go to find friends - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#76. There wasn't a place I could think of that was more magical than a building bursting with books and stories and words ... - Author: Lindsay Eland
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#77. The cab took them past other libraries and townhouses, then the redbrick walls of Keble College with their zigzag patterns, which looked ridiculous and spoke, Grace suspected, of the general unavailability of proper Cotswolds sandstone. - Author: Natasha Pulley
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#78. The retreat and disappearance of glaciers - there are only 160,000 left - means we're burning libraries and damaging the planet, possibly beyond repair. Bit by bit, glacier by glacier, rib by rib, we're living the Fall. - Author: Gretel Ehrlich
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#79. Libraries have a special role to play in our knowledge economy. Your institutions have been and should be a place where parents and children come to read together and learn together. We should take our kids there more. - Author: Barack Obama
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#80. I cannot overstate the power of libraries in my life. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#81. Arnold Schwarzenegger cut teacher's salaries and parks and libraries rather than raise taxes for the many California millionaires and billionaires. - Author: Adam McKay
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#82. Libraries serve the information needs of all of the people in the community - not just the loudest, not just the most powerful, not even just the majority. Libraries serve everyone. - Author: Judith Krug
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#83. Libraries have always been there for me. Of course I'll stand up for them. - Author: Marilyn Johnson
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#84. Boys like him didn't die; they got bronzed and installed outside public libraries. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#85. Public libraries are our great teachers and storytellers, and are a vital adjunct to our schools. In this day of standardized and homogenized education, a library offers individual and personalized learning opportunities second to none. - Author: Julie Andrews
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#86. I am proud to say that I am not in it for the money. If I made a million dollars, I would donate most of it to various charities and libraries. - Author: Selena I. R. Drake
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#87. I count myself as one of millions of Americans whose life simply would not be the same without the libraries that supported my learning. - Author: Scott Turow
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#88. We measure the value of a civilized society by the number of Libraries it opens, not the number it closes down. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#89. A recurring theme in the book is instinct versus articulation. Although teen services people may know and understand issues on an instinctive level, they must be prepared to articulate these ideas in the face of threats to teen services. - Author: Jennifer Velasquez
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#90. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them. - Author: Mark Twain
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#91. Just as we outgrow a pair of trousers, we outgrow acquaintances, libraries, principles, etc., at times before they're worn out and times - and this is the worst of all - before we have new ones. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#92. There were two sets of double doors leading out of the antechamber, one marked STACKS and the other TOMES. Not knowing the difference between the two, I headed to the ones labeled STACKS. That was what I wanted. Stacks of books. Great heaps of books. Shelf after endless shelf of books. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#93. Many years ago, when I was just about as complete a failure as one can become, I began to spend a good deal of time in libraries, looking for some answers. I found all the answers I needed in that golden vein of ore that every library has. - Author: Og Mandino
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#94. To live among such excellent helps as our libraries afford, to have so many silent wise companions whenever we please. - Author: Richard Baxter
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#95. They have our bundles split open in museums / our dresses & shirts at auctions / our languages on tape / our stories in locked rare book libraries / our dances on film / The only part of us they can't steal / is what we know. - Author: Chrystos
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#96. Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book ... - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#97. You don't spend your life hanging around books without learning a thing or two. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#98. Libraries can in general be too narrow or too wide for the soul. - Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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#99. One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves. - Author: Diane Wakoski
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#100. Human knowledge consists not only of libraries of parchment and ink - it is also comprised of the volumes of knowledge that are written on the human heart, chiselled on the human soul, and engraved on the human psyche. - Author: Michael Jackson
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