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Library Quotes

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“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” – Albert Einstein

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“Your library is your paradise.” – Erasmus

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“I’m really a library man or second-hand bookman.” – John le Carre

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“An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.” – Stephen Fry

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“When a man wants to write a book full of unassailable facts, he always goes to the British Museum.” – Anthony Trollope

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

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“We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.” – John Lubbock

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“I ransack public libraries and find them full of sunk treasure.” – Virginia Woolf

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“Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.” – Virginia Woolf

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“People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.” – Saul Bellow

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“A library is a place where you can lose your innocence without losing your virginity.” – Germaine Greer

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“When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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The State Library of Victoria

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“When in doubt go to the library.” – J.K. Rowling

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