Quotations that match 'library'.

A library implies an act of faith. Victor Hugo
[ Act Faith Implies Library]
I am in Boston right now, in fact, to do work at the New England Historical Genealogical Library, where I'm trying to finish up tracing my lineage back to the seventeenth century. Rick Moody
[ Am Back Boston Century England Fact Finish Genealogical Historical Library Lineage New Now Right Seventeenth Tracing Trying Up Where Work]
I remember being in the public library and my jaw just aching as I looked around at all those books I wanted to read. There just wasn't time enough to read everything I wanted to read. Charles Kuralt
[ Aching Around Being Books Enough Everything Jaw Just Library Looked Public Read Remember Those Time Wanted]
With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one - but no one at all - can tell you what to read and when and how. Doris Lessing
[ Because Climates Confined Democratic Free How Institutions Library Most Political Read Tell Temporary]
If the only way a library can offer an Internet exhibit about the New Deal is to hire a lawyer to clear the rights to every image and sound, then the copyright system is burdening creativity in a way that has never been seen before because there are no formalities. Lawrence Lessig
[ Because Been Before Burdening Clear Copyright Creativity Deal Every Exhibit Formalities Hire Image Internet Lawyer Library Never New Offer Only Rights Seen Sound System Then Way]
A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life. Norman Cousins
[ Birth Comes Delivery History Ideas Library Life Place Room Where]
I wanted to be in a band that gave bang for the buck. I wanted to be in the band who didn't look like a bunch of guys who, you know, should be in a library studying for their finals. Gene Simmons
[ Band Bang Buck Bunch Finals Gave Guys Know Library Look Should Studying Their Wanted]
The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that the desire to do right by one's children has led to a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them. Bruno Bettelheim
[ Advice Books Children Desire Failure Fear Great How Led Library Offering Raise Right Them Whole Wonder]
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects. Joseph Lancaster
[ Able Adapted Books Containing Education Expensive Information Institution Library Many Public Publications Purchase Subjects Teachers Those Well Whom Would]
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me. Alexander Smith
[ Before Go History Into Library]
Wherever modern translations of marked excellence were already in existence efforts were made to secure them for the Library, but in a number of instances copyright could not be obtained. James Loeb
[ Already Copyright Could Efforts Excellence Existence Instances Library Made Marked Modern Number Obtained Secure Them Translations Were Wherever]
If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? Lily Tomlin Funny
[ Beauty Come Done Hair How Library Their Truth]
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself. Isaac Asimov
[ American Being Cut Destroy Found Funds Itself Library More Only Read Society Think Way Which]
That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library. Aphra Behn
[ Faithful Found Friend Good Library Life Nowhere Perfect Retreat Tranquillity Which]
But the best problem I ever found, I found in my local public library. Andrew Wiles
[ Best Ever Found Library Local Problem Public]
As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Accumulate Amount Biggest Disorder Far Knowledge Less Library May Much Over Small Smaller Than Thought Useful Value Vast Will Yourself]
Then I started checking out blues albums from the library and playing the harp along with them. John Goodman
[ Albums Along Blues Checking Harp Library Out Playing Started Them Then]
I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog. Sandra Cisneros
[ Always Became Because Become Card Catalog Could Library Mother Name School See Tell Took Wanted Went Writer]
I was a great reader of fairy tales. I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library. Beverly Cleary
[ Entire Fairy Great Library Read Reader Section Tale Tales Tried]
As a journalist I'm comfortable doing library research, and I did a lot! I had a fellowship at Radcliff for a year which gave me access to the Harvard system. Anita Diament
[ Access Comfortable Did Doing Fellowship Gave Had Harvard Journalist Library Lot Research System Which Year]
If your library is not 'unsafe,' it probably isn't doing its job. John Berry
[ Doing Job Library Probably Unsafe Your]
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. Ray Bradbury
[ Better Book College Complete Days Educate Educating Education End Every Get Had Library Money Myself Public Read Should Spent Stories Than Themselves Thousand Three Week Written Years]
If a student takes the whole series of my folklore courses including the graduate seminars, he or she should learn something about fieldwork, something about bibliography, something about how to carry out library research, and something about how to publish that research. Alan Dundes
[ Carry Courses Fieldwork Folklore Graduate How Including Learn Library Out Publish Research Seminars Series She Should Something Student Takes Whole]
Dynasty was the opportunity to take charge of my career rather than waiting around like a library book waiting to be loaned out. Joan Collins
[ Around Book Career Charge Dynasty Library Loaned Opportunity Out Rather Take Than Waiting]
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. Marcus Tullius Cicero Gardening
[ Everything Garden Library Need]
However, I survived and started to read all chemistry books that I could get a hand on, first some 19th century books from our home library that did not provide much reliable information, and then I emptied the rather extensive city library. Richard Ernst
[ Books Century Chemistry City Could Did Emptied Extensive First Get Hand Home However Information Library Much Our Provide Rather Read Reliable Some Started Survived Then]
My Alma mater was books, a good library... I could spend the rest of my life reading, just satisfying my curiosity. Malcolm X
[ Books Could Curiosity Good Just Library Life Reading Rest Satisfying Spend]
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital. Thomas Jefferson
[ Article Book Books Capital Case Constitute Consumption Fairly House Hundreds Lasts Library Life Long Men Mere Often Only Out Professional Setting Their Then Years]
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. Jorge Luis Borges Imagination
[ Always Imagined Kind Library Paradise Will]
I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing? Paul Begala
[ Ago America Bill Clinton Faults Girl His Including Leaders Library Many Marriage Married Mean Met Other Our Right Say School Still Today Troubles Wing Years]
I do readings at the public library. I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher. Mark Ruffalo
[ Acting Benefit Did Just Library Night Old Public Readings Scene Teacher]
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess. H. P. Lovecraft
[ Before Books Floor Furniture Go Indeed Library Live Part Possess Private Sleep Squat Week Without]
It is the interest one takes in books that makes a library. And if a library have interest it is; if not, it isn't. Carolyn Wells
[ Books Interest Library Makes Takes]
Living wild species are like a library of books still unread. Our heedless destruction of them is akin to burning the library without ever having read its books. John Dingell
[ Akin Books Burning Destruction Ever Having Heedless Library Living Our Read Species Still Them Unread Wild Without]
I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things. Kurt Masur
[ Beethoven Berlin Discovered Dynamic False Famous Full Had Library Mistakes Musical Notes Printed Scores Things Understandable Very Went Which Worked Wrong]
If I was a book, I would like to be a library book, so I would be taken home by all different sorts of kids. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Different Home Kids Library Sorts Taken Would]
Yes, there's such a thing as luck in trial law but it only comes at 3 o'clock in the morning. You'll still find me in the library looking for luck at 3 o'clock in the morning. Louis Nizer
[ Clock Comes Find Law Library Looking Luck Morning Only Still Such Thing Trial Yes]
My favorite language for maintainability is Python. It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation, good library support, and optional named parameters. Bram Cohen
[ Clean Favorite Good Language Library Named Object Optional Parameters Python Simple Support Syntax]
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
[ Books Ever Folks Left Lend Library Never Only Other Returns Them]
Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library. Laura Bush
[ Access American Child Every Library School Should]
A man will turn over half a library to make one book. Samuel Johnson
[ Book Half Library Make Man Over Turn Will]
I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales. Mike Myers
[ Act Actress Characters Check Different Fairy Happy Library Memories Mother Out She Take Tales These Toronto Used Very]
Like all those possessing a library, Aurelian was aware that he was guilty of not knowing his in its entirety. Jorge Luis Borges
[ Aware Entirety Guilty His Knowing Library Possessing Those]
I keep working under the delusion that someday a library will ask for my manuscripts. Walter Wager
[ Ask Delusion Keep Library Manuscripts Someday Under Will Working]
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Already Been Better Everything Future Go Guess Library Need Success Written]
I've got a vendetta to destroy the Net, to make everyone go to the library. I love the organic thing of pen and paper, ink on canvas. I love going down to the library, the feel and smell of books. Joseph Fiennes
[ Books Canvas Destroy Down Everyone Feel Go Going Got Ink Library Love Make Net Organic Paper Pen Smell Thing Vendetta]
I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Basketball Being Comfortable Court Library More Much Need Spending Start Time]
A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure. Arthur Baer
[ Blood Circulating High Library Newspaper Pressure]
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Attic Away Brain Furniture Get His Keep Library Likely Little Man Put Rest Should Use Wants Where]
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000. Anthony Burgess
[ Average Books Bookstore Branch Chain City Large Library Neighborhood Number System University]
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them. Stephen Fry
[ Full Hard Idea Library Must Original Them Too]
I've been drunk for about a week now, and I thought it might sober me up to sit in a library. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ Been Drunk Library Might Now Sit Sober Thought Up Week]
Every library should try to be complete on something, if it were only the history of pinheads. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Complete Every History Library Only Should Something Try Were]
A library book, I imagine, is a happy book. Cornelia Funke
[ Book Happy Imagine Library]
I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories. Hedy Lamarr
[ Austria Born Child Fairy Father Fire Found Hours Library Only Sit Stories Tell Vienna]
That's Tommy, this great producer who comes in contact with people and must have a mental library of personnel who are great for this and great for that, and he brought this whole group of musicians to the project that I'd never worked with before. Al Jarreau
[ Before Brought Comes Contact Great Group Library Mental Musicians Must Never Personnel Producer Project Tommy Whole Worked]
My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve. Joseph Howe
[ Amuse Before Books Cannot Exclude Few Furnish Improve Instruct Library Meanest Most Open Paltry Poverty Purse Something Sure Then Very Volume Which World]
If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. 'Heres Matt at home learning his lines. Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'. A few hours of that and they'd go home. Matt Damon
[ Aisle Anybody Bored Day Few Get Go Here His Home Hours Learning Library Life Lines Local Matt Photograph Researching Six Wanted]
It was an incredible resource. I'd sit with a big stack of bound New Yorkers in the library and read through, especially the 'Talk of the Town' sections. Michael Chabon
[ Big Bound Especially Incredible Library New Read Resource Sections Sit Stack Talk Through Town Yorkers]
A library is thought in cold storage. Herbert Samuel
[ Cold Library Storage Thought]
The government can still conduct clandestine searches of innocent people's private information such as library, medical, and financial records. This is wrong and should have been addressed in a true compromise. Jose Serrano
[ Addressed Been Compromise Conduct Financial Government Information Innocent Library Medical Private Records Searches Should Still Such True Wrong]
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open. Laura Bush
[ Allow Always Answers Ask Child Children Doors Find Learning Learns Libraries Library Once Open Questions Thing Use Wonderful World]
Currently I am working on another three books, doing a lot of magazine work, am shooting for fifteen stock agencies, plus my own photo library - all this keeps me quite busy! Nigel Dennis
[ Agencies Am Another Books Busy Currently Doing Fifteen Keeps Library Lot Magazine Own Photo Plus Quite Shooting Stock Three Work Working]
Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library. Barbara Tuchman
[ Closed Door Library More Nothing Sickens Than]
I do have a library of events I can talk about and I always expect to find a different point of view on it so even if I talk about the same event in the same town it's fresh. Leo Kottke
[ Always Different Even Event Events Expect Find Fresh Library Point Same Talk Town View]
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life. Norman Cousins
[ Birth Comes Delivery Famous History Ideas Library Life Metaphor Modify Place Room Should Socrates Where]
Basically I was a rebel growing up. I got kicked out of six schools. But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect. You know, if you ever crave knowledge, there's always a library. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Always Basically Crave Ever Got Growing Intellect Kicked Know Knowledge Less Library Makes Out Rebel Schools Six Think Up]
There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that composes his mental library. Anthony Hecht
[ Beck Call Composes Good His Know Library Memory Mental Poet Poetry Quantity Vast]
There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Books Distance Every Free Home Libraries Library Limit Public Remember Set Six Taking Two Visit Walking Were Within]
The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history. Carl T. Rowan
[ History Learning Liberated Library More Temple Than Wars]
Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest. Lady Bird Johnson
[ Any Community Democratic Entrance Interest Library Only Perhaps Place Requirement Totally Town]
My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting. We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too. Katherine Moennig
[ Acting Best Bug Created Doing Each Ear Friend Funniest Growing Had Having Houses Improv Just Library Loved Off Other Packed Part Performed Play Played Put Really Time Too Up Well Were Wound]
There are distinct duties of a poet laureate. I plan a reading series at the Library of Congress and advise the librarian. The rest is how I want to promote poetry. Rita Dove
[ Advise Congress Distinct Duties How Laureate Librarian Library Plan Poet Poetry Promote Reading Rest Series Want]
I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level. Tom Glazer
[ Books College Congress End English Felt Going Home Job Level Library Loved Obtained Teach Thought Up]
I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book. Robert Redford
[ Big Book Childhood Deal Get Go Know Library Money Movie Much Night Over Own Parents Saturday Such Then Us Walk Wednesday Would Your]
If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign. Graham Nelson
[ Being Cars Crisis Cuban Driven During Especially Find Foreign Furnished Game Houses How Include Issues Library Look Missile News Now Other Out Seem Setting Things Through Wearing Were Which]
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used a telephone, used a library, talked with a scientist, and was shown a computer for the first time in my life. Philip Emeagwali
[ Airport Arrived Computer During First Library Life Saw Scientist Shown States Talked Telephone Time United Used Week]
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Library Life Luxury Necessities]
Your library is your portrait. Holbrook Jackson
[ Library Portrait Your]
We live in the country, and I have a huge library there. When we go to London for the winter I never know which books to take. I never know what I am going to need. That's the only disadvantage. Mordecai Richler
[ Am Books Country Disadvantage Go Going Huge Know Library Live London Need Never Only Take Which Winter]
It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if you're willing to settle for well done, ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy. Marian Burros
[ Ask Beef Done Get Gravy Hold Library May Passes Paste Possible Rare Roast Settle Sweetened Them Well Willing]
I had no books at home. I started to frequent a public library in Lisbon. It was there, with no help except curiosity and the will to learn, that my taste for reading developed and was refined. Jose Saramago
[ Books Curiosity Developed Except Frequent Had Help Home Learn Library Public Reading Refined Started Taste Will]
Being a writer in a library is rather like being a eunuch in a harem. John Braine
[ Being Eunuch Harem Library Rather Writer]
I was the kind of kid whose parents would drop him off at the local town library on their way to work, and I'd go and work my way through the children's area. Neil Gaiman
[ Area Children Drop Go Him Kid Kind Library Local Off Parents Their Through Town Way Whose Work Would]
I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Asleep Blind Day Face Fell Had Kid Library Man Pimples Plenty Reading Up Woke]
I took up a sort of a hobby of just hanging around the local library. I'd pick out an author and I would read all their books. Tom T. Hall
[ Around Author Books Hanging Hobby Just Library Local Out Pick Read Sort Their Took Up Would]
The standard library saves programmers from having to reinvent the wheel. Bjarne Stroustrup
[ Having Library Programmers Reinvent Saves Standard Wheel]
Your library is your paradise. Desiderius Erasmus
[ Library Paradise Your]
We didn't have a phone when I was a kid, and I was too shy to smash any public phones, and our town didn't have a pool hall either, so I had to hang out at the public library - and anyway, I told myself stories. John Sladek
[ Any Anyway Either Had Hall Hang Kid Library Myself Our Out Phone Phones Pool Public Shy Smash Stories Told Too Town]
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
[ Civilization Come Correspondingly End Ever Great Greatness Library Longer Our Risen Then True University Will Without World]
Thus, the standard library will serve as both a tool and as a teacher. Bjarne Stroustrup
[ Both Library Serve Standard Teacher Thus Tool Will]
I basically did all the library research for this book on Google, and it not only saved me enormous amounts of time but actually gave me a much richer offering of research in a shorter time. Thomas Friedman
[ Actually Amounts Basically Book Did Enormous Gave Google Library Much Offering Only Research Richer Saved Shorter Time]
People go back to the stuff that doesn't cost a lot of money and the stuff that you don't have to hand money to over and over again. Stuff that you get for free, stuff that your older brother gives you, stuff that you can get out of the local library. Frank Black
[ Again Back Brother Cost Free Get Gives Go Hand Library Local Lot Money Older Out Over Stuff Your]
Going to the library was the one place we got to go without asking for permission. And they let us choose what we wanted to read. It was a feeling of having a book be mine entirely. Rita Dove
[ Asking Book Choose Entirely Feeling Go Going Got Having Library Mine Permission Place Read Us Wanted Without]
When I think of the library of Alexandria and of the fact that, although it burnt down, people continue to sort the letters of the alphabet according to that tradition, then that makes certain expressions of modernity, even of interventions on the textual level, possible. Alexander Kluge
[ According Alexandria Alphabet Although Burnt Certain Continue Down Even Expressions Fact Interventions Letters Level Library Makes Modernity Possible Sort Textual Then Think Tradition]
If you file your waste-paper basket for fifty years, you have a public library. Tony Benn
[ Basket Fifty File Library Public Years Your]
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said. Peter Lewis Allen
[ Ancients Century First Foremost Had Lab Library Medical Mostly Place Renaissance Research Researchers Said See Takes Though Twentieth Went]
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. Frank Zappa
[ College Education Get Go Laid Library Want]
I have said repeatedly that in this country we track library books better than we do sex offenders. Mark Foley
[ Better Books Country Library Offenders Repeatedly Said Sex Than Track]
So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.' Tommy Cooper
[ Books Bottom Chop Going Legs Library Off Put Said Thought Your]
People who want to understand democracy should spend less time in the library with Aristotle and more time on the buses and in the subway. Simeon Strunsky
[ Aristotle Buses Democracy Less Library More Should Spend Subway Time Understand Want]
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts. Cornelia Funke
[ Addicts Always Book Both Father Library Took Were]
First, this isn't about telecommuting, because we still have offices that people will come to regularly when they need to brainstorm together, meet with clients, or do research in the library. Jay Chiat
[ Because Brainstorm Clients Come First Library Meet Need Offices Regularly Research Still Together Will]
I seem to find different material every four to six months and I frequently forget it which is a shame because it would be nice to have a bigger library. Leo Kottke
[ Because Bigger Different Every Find Forget Four Frequently Library Material Months Nice Seem Shame Six Which Would]
I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Ahead Always Arithmetic Entertainment Exercises Had Kansas Kinds Library Looking Miles Out Public Radio Sticks Things Tv Used Were Western Young]
I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book. Groucho Marx
[ Book Educational Find Go Good Library Minute Must Read Say Somebody Television Turns Very]
What is more important in a library than anything else - than everything else - is the fact that it exists. Archibald MacLeish
[ Anything Else Everything Exists Fact Important Library More Than]
Why by a book when you can join a library. Ricky Gervais
[ Book Join Library Why]