Quotations on Libraries

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This legislation gives parents some comfort that their children won't fall prey to child predators while using the Internet at schools and libraries that receive federal dollars for Internet services.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Children, Comfort, Internet, Legislation, Libraries, Parents, Schools)

I think that the balance needs to be restored, and I would note that in the camp in which I am in, one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry, the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers.
- Rick Boucher
(Keywords: Balance, Internet, Libraries, Media, Needs)

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.
- Ray Bradbury
(Keywords: Future, Libraries, Past)

Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: Answers, Children, Learning, Libraries, Open, Questions, World)

We're competing with everything: the beach, the mall, bookstores. Libraries are in a transition right now, caught between two forces, the old ways and technology. Libraries are under a lot of pressure to provide both.
- John Callahan
(Keywords: Technology, Beach, Libraries, Now, Old, Pressure, Right)

You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work.
- Jay Chiat
(Keywords: Work, People, Books, Help, Information, Libraries, Office)

Just this week, my husband proposed a plan for schools and libraries to develop their own plans to keep children from finding indecent material on the Internet as an alternative to a Congressional proposal that would require a federally mandated solution.
- Tipper Gore
(Keywords: Husband, Children, Internet, Libraries, Schools, Solution)

Libraries keep the records on behalf of all humanity. the unique and the absurd, the wise and the fragments of stupidity.
- Vartan Gregorian
(Keywords: Humanity, Libraries, Stupidity)

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
- Ada Louise Huxtable
(Keywords: Age, Libraries, Now, Will)

One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.
- Caroline Kennedy
(Keywords: Love, Mother, Brother, Energy, Gifts, Language, Libraries, Literature, Old, Open)

The way we've been neglecting to support our libraries throughout the country is a shame.
- Matthew Lesko
(Keywords: Country, Libraries, Shame, Support)

What is also strange to me is that public libraries have always been in the forefront of opposing censorship.
- Matthew Lesko
(Keywords: Censorship, Libraries, Public)

I've been talking about the centrality of libraries in our information society for a while now.
- Matthew Lesko
(Keywords: Society, Information, Libraries, Now, Talking)

Schools and libraries are the twin cornerstones of a civilized society. Libraries are only good if people use them, like books only exist when someone reads them.
- Nicholas Meyer
(Keywords: Society, People, Books, Libraries, Schools)

The pride and presence of a professional football team is far more important than 30 libraries.
- Art Modell
(Keywords: Football, Libraries, Pride)

We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: God, Coach, Friends, Gay, Libraries, states, Worship)

In 1986 we were trying to help women get in print, stay in print, and come to the attention of booksellers and libraries. At that time, books by men mystery writers were reviewed seven times as often as books by women.
- Sara Paretsky
(Keywords: Men, Women, Time, Attention, Books, Help, Libraries, Mystery, Trying, Writers)

There were two free public libraries within walking distance of my home; I remember taking six books home from every visit, the limit set by the library.
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Keywords: Home, Books, Libraries, Public, Visit, Walking)

Our libraries are valuable centers of education, learning and enrichment for people of all ages. In recent years, libraries have taken on an increasingly important role. today's libraries are about much more than books.
- Jodi Rell
(Keywords: Education, People, Books, Learning, Libraries, Today, Years)

What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
- John Ruskin
(Keywords: Books, Care, Horses, Libraries, Nation, Public)

The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries, filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Keywords: Internet, Libraries, Now, Pornography, Television)

What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall.
- Carl Stokes
(Keywords: Children, Libraries, Recreation, Years)

Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books.
- David Strathairn
(Keywords: History, Books, Film, Libraries, Now, Television)

We need to bridge the gap between the medical libraries and the hospital rooms; take the information out there already, add to it, focus it, harness it - and bring it to the patient who was just diagnosed today.
- Bruce Vento
(Keywords: Medical, Focus, Information, Libraries, Today)

One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves.
- Diane Wakoski
(Keywords: Books, Libraries, Numbers, Press, Will)

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