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Th' first thing to have in a libry is a shelf. Fr'm time to time this can be decorated with lithrachure. But th' shelf is th' main thing.
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Finley Peter Dunne Quotes

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If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
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Librarian is a service occupation. Gas station attendant of the mind.
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Richard Powers Quotes

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Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest.
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A library is thought in cold storage.
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As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.
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No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library.
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Samuel Johnson Quotes

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The Internet is the world's largest library. It's just that all the books are on the floor.
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Consider what you have in the smallest chosen library. A company of the wisest and wittiest men that could be picked out of all civil countries, in a thousand years, have set in best order the results of their learning and wisdom. The men themselves were hid and inaccessible, solitary, impatient of interruption, fenced by etiquette; but the thought which they did not uncover to their bosom friend is here written out in transparent words to us, the strangers of another age.
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The best of my education has come from the public library... my tuition fee is a bus fare and once in a while, five cents a day for an overdue book. You don't need to know very much to start with, if you know the way to the public library.
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Lesley Conger Quotes

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