From his refined accent, his quiet voice and his apparent omnisience I took him for a librarian.
~ George Orwell (Eric Blair), The Road to Wigan Pier Diary, entry for 11 March 1936
...art, in any form, is and has been and will always be our universal language and we should do everything we can, everything we can, to protect its survival.
~ Penélope Cruz at the Academy Awards ceremony (Feb. 22, 2009) (Source)
...if libraries sometimes seem to be evolving into Internet cafes, still, once you step away from the computers, a library is a good
and steady place, where the knowledge you're looking for is in the same place it's always been.
~ Charles P. Pierce. Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free.
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