10 Beautiful Quotes About Libraries


What’s your favourite library quote? Here are ten of ours! :)


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



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



3) “To build up a library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books.” – Carlos María Domínguez



4) “Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.” – R. David Lankes



5) “The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community.” – Paula Poundstone



6) “A library is a house of hope. It’s a place where we all, whatever our situation, can feed our ideas and develop our dreams.” – Doug Wilhelm



7) “Libraries are the keepers of our history as well as the promoters of a literate and well-educated future for the people of the world.” – Grace Meeth



8) “What I love most about libraries is that the books can only be borrowed, but the knowledge and inspiration they contain are yours to keep.” – Anthony Breznican



9) “Public libraries are the heart and soul of any community. They are a place to read, and think and browse and dream.” – Mary McNear



10) “Libraries are sacred time machines where knowledge flows and magic is eternal.” – Mari Barnes

Does any of this ring true for you? Let us know in the comments!