Quotes of Crib

“ Every library is an arsenal. ”

- Robert Ingersoll

“ The past should be a springboard, not a hammock. ”

- Ivern Ball

“ It's no treat being in bed with me. ”

- Howard Stern

“ What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course. ”

- Marilyn Monroe

“ Human beings can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned. ”

- Saul Bellow

“ Within the sacred walls of libraries we find the best thoughts, the purest feelings, and the most exalted imaginings of our race. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ Libraries collect the works of genius of every language and every age. ”

- George Bancroft

“ Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Your library is your paradise. ”

- Desiderius Erasmus

“ The richest minds need not large libraries. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. ”

- Anne Herbert

“ Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda... and woke up with me. ”

- Rita Hayworth

“ If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ”

- Cicero

“ If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with the apple, I'll buy you a new car. ”

- Harvey Diamond

“ I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib. ”

- Woody Allen

“ We have an obligation to support libraries. To use libraries, to encourage others to use libraries, to protest the closure of libraries. If you do not value libraries then you do not value information or culture or wisdom. You are silencing the voices of the past and you are damaging the future. ”

- Neil Gaiman

“ It's funny that we think of libraries as quiet demure places where we are shushed by dusty, bun-balancing, bespectacled women. The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community. Librarians have stood up to the Patriot Act, sat down with noisy toddlers and reached out to illiterate adults… ”

- Paula Poundstone

“ Intelligence: I was asked tonight why I refuse to have truck with intellectuals after business hours. But of course I won t. 1. I am not an intellectual. Two minutes talk with Aldous Huxley, William Glock, or any of the New Statesman crowd would expose me utterly… ”

- James Agate

“ The human mind naturally adapts itself to the position it occupies. The most gigantic intellect may be dwarfed by being cabin'd, cribbed and confined. It requires a great country and great circumstances to develop great men. ”

- Charles Tupper
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