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"School libraries are the foundations of our culture - not luxuries." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Throughout my formal education I spent many, many hours in public and school libraries. Libraries became courts of last resort, as it were. The current definitive answer to almost any question can be found within the four walls of most libraries." - Arthur Ashe

"Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library. ... An investment in libraries is an investment in our children's future." - Laura Welch Bush

"Like most of my friends in school, I was a member of multiple circulating libraries; and all of us, to begin with, borrowed and read the same things." - Aravind Adiga

"Like a lot of inwardly drawn young people, I spent a lot of time in libraries. At my high school, I often spent my lunch breaks there." - Henry Rollins

"I find it incredible and outrageous that public and school libraries are being forced to close - we'll all pay the price in the long term." - Anthony Browne

"No libraries, no progress." - Willard Scott

"invaders always destroy libraries." - Storm Jameson

" our dreams." - Nikki Giovanni

"Libraries are our friends." - Neil Gaiman

"Libraries raised me." - Ray Bradbury

"Children have to have access to books, and a lot of children can't go to a store and buy a book. We need not only our public libraries to be funded properly and staffed properly, but our school libraries. Many children can't get to a public library, and the only library they have is a school library." - Katherine Paterson

"Support your libraries... or else!" - Margaret Atwood

"I was a bookworm. Every week I'd go to the library and get seven books. Remember libraries? I wonder if people still go. And I learned about everything from the library. I came from a Scottish family. Old school." - Colin Mochrie

"The Satanic school." - Robert Southey

"I always hated school." - Paz De La Huerta

"I'm old school." - James Harden

"We class schools into four grades: leading school, first-rate school, good school and school." - Evelyn Waugh

"I didn't love school." - Kim Kardashian

"I sucked in school." - Miranda Lambert

"I loved school." - Liam Neeson

"I've got libraries in my blood." - Charlaine Harris

"Meek young men grow up in libraries." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"With enough libraries, all content is free." - Jessamyn West

"Libraries are the wardrobes of literature." - George Dyer

"The richest minds need not large libraries." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"Libraries are the future of reading." - Courtney Milan

"... bums on the outside, libraries inside." - Ray Bradbury

"Libraries are the pride of the city." - Amy Tan

"Libraries: The medicine chest of the soul." - Saying

"Libraries are where it all begins." - Rita Dove

"Libraries are not made, they grow." - Augustine Birrell

"Libraries can take the place of God." - Umberto Eco

"...I spent many, many hours in...libraries. Libraries became courts of last resort, as it were." - Arthur Ashe

"School plays are fine. Theater in school is fine." - Ben Affleck

"I don't think people realise how vital libraries are or what a colossal danger it would be if we were to lose any more. Having had a truncated school life myself, all of my education from the age of 17 has been self-taught. I wouldn't be the person I am today if it wasn't for the opportunities the library gave me." - Alan Moore

"I do' think people realise how vital libraries are or what a colossal danger it would be if we were to lose any more. Having had a truncated school life myself, all of my education from the age of 17 has been self-taught. I would' be the person I am today if it was' for the opportunities the library gave me." - Alan Moore

"But libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces, and about access to information." - Neil Gaiman

"I don't believe in colleges and universities. I believe in libraries because most students don't have any money. When I graduated from high school, it was during the Depression and we had no money. I couldn't go to college, so I went to the library three days a week for 10 years." - Ray Bradbury

"Adversity is a good school." - Charlotte Bronte

"Don't go to business school." - Paul Hawken

"I'm an old-school guy." - Ladainian Tomlinson

"School is the cheapest police." - Horace Mann

"The world is your school." - Martin H Fischer

"I teach Sunday School, motherfucker." - Stephen Colbert

"I wasn't good at school." - Celine Dion

"I swam in high school." - Jimmie Johnson

"I'm quite dyslexic in school." - Georgia May Jagger

"I was bullied at school." - Cameron Russell

"I was terrible at school." - Kristin Scott Thomas

"I hardly went to school." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Shigure Sohma: singing High school girls high school girls all for me High school girls" - Natsuki Takaya

"I grew up in a utopia, I did. California when I was a child was a child's paradise, I was healthy, well fed, well clothed, well housed. I went to school and there were libraries with all the world in them and after school I played in orange groves and in Little League and in the band and down at the beach and every day was an adventure. . . . I grew up in utopia." - Kim Stanley Robinson

"We class schools, you see, into four grades: Leading School, First-rate School, Good School, and School. Frankly, said Mr Levy, School is pretty bad..." - Evelyn Waugh

"What are the libraries of science but files of newspapers?" - Henry David Thoreau

"Public libraries are the last vestige of public free space." - Joshua Prince-Ramus

"It's wrong for libraries to have limited budgets." - Jo Walton

"Ordinary people have big TVs. Extraordinary people have big libraries." - Robin S. Sharma

"Libraries really are the gates to the future." - Neil Gaiman

"Libraries and demons," she muttered. "What is the attraction?" - Jana Oliver

"Libraries are sexual dream factories. The langour brings it on." - Siri Hustvedt

"Libraries and museums are the DNA of our culture." - Vartan Gregorian

"America, why are your libraries full of tears?" - Allen Ginsberg

"Libraries are places where the damaged go to find friends" - Tamora Pierce

"I grew up on second hand bookshops and libraries." - Charles Stross

"Access to public libraries also affects how much children read." - Stephen D. Krashen

"Errors belong to libraries; truth, to the human mind." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We pore through libraries, dissecting the classics" Henry Sturges- vampire" - Seth Grahame-Smith

"Shut not your doors to me proud libraries." - Walt Whitman

"Freedom is found through the portals of our nation's libraries." - David Mccullough

"Libraries Are Neccessary Gardens, Unsurpassed At Growing Excitement" - J. Patrick Lewis

"Libraries are the latest fashion for the brain." - E. Jean Carroll

"Poor people have big TV's. Rich people have big libraries." - Jim Rohn

"I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries" - Bjarne Stroustrup

"I cannot overstate the power of libraries in my life." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Ordinary performers have giant TVs. Extraordinary performers have huge libraries." - Robin S. Sharma

"Live in the serene peace of laboratories and libraries" - Louis Pasteur

"Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism." - Neil Gaiman

"Libraries should be open to all - except the censor." - John F Kennedy

"The love of libraries, like most loves, must be learned." - Alberto Manguel

"What in the world would we do without our libraries?" - Katharine Hepburn

"Libraries change lives. They are the soul of a people." - Diane Ackerman

"Accessible local libraries are vital to communities and to children." - Nick Cave

"Libraries are the one American institution you shouldn't rip off." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books." - David Strathairn

"I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries." - Bjarne Stroustrup

"To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse." - Barbara Tuchman

"There is no access to contemporary poetry in the libraries." - Kwame Dawes

"Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs" - Jim Rohn

"Classroom libraries are not 25 copies of 5 books. Classroom libraries are 1000-2000 copies of different books." - Richard Allington

"Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries." - Anne Herbert

"Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs." - Zig Ziglar

"And let's not forget that internally, we are, like all dying empires, being hollowed out from the inside in terms of infrastructure. I live near Philly, I live in Princeton. The school system is shattered with closings and layoffs. Libraries are being shuttered. Head Start is being cut back. Unemployment benefits are not being extended. You know, we've reached a point of both physical and emotional exhaustion." - Chris Hedges

"My family supported me. I wasn't hot-housed at all as a young child; I didn't go to any kind of gifted school. They didn't exist in the very poor parts of England when I grew up in the 1980s. I had a great time to learn, had access to libraries and teachers who were patient and enthusiastic when I showed ability in some subjects." - Daniel Tammet

"My parents didn't know much science; in fact, they didn't know science at all. But they could recognize a science book when they saw it, and they spent a lot of time at bookstores, combing the remainder tables for science books to buy for me. I had one of the biggest libraries of any kid in school, built on books that cost 50 cents or a dollar." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I've played rugby at school a bit. I didn't play football at school; I played football after school." - David Gilmour

"School doesn't teach you much. School teaches you how to follow directions, that's what school is for." - Vince Staples

"What did you ASK at school today?" - Richard P Feynman

"Heresie is the school of pride." - George Herbert

"High school popularity is so fickle." - Kathy Reichs

"I miss school. What's wrong with me?" - Wendelin Van Draanen

"Please, do' drive a school bus blindfolded." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Kelly Kelly really graduated from high school?" - Matt Striker

"The school is the manufactory of humanity." - John Amos Comenius

"I never worked on the school newspaper." - Jeff Bezos

"A modern school where football is taught." - Ambrose Bierce

"Public school system status quo is indefensible." - Barack Obama

"School is the path, not the point." - Will Richardson

"I was a man by middle school." - Edgerrin James

"I was in choir [at school]." - Jon Gordon

"I treat Hollywood as my high school." - Charlie Puth

"I was getting in trouble at school. I wasn't happy. The school was very much a school that created people for commerce and it wasn't an arty school." - Ewan Mcgregor

"I was voted most artistic in school." - Ryan Mcginley

"School is very demanding these days." - Ross W. Greene

"They say such different things at school." - William Butler Yeats

"Devious, underachieving, school-hating, irreverent, clever." - Nancy Cartwright

"I'm too old-school to tweet." - Julianna Margulies

"Prison is like high school with knives." - Raegan Butcher

"The human heart is my school." - Anne Rice

"Life is a school of probability." - Walter Bagehot

"I never liked group work in school." - Brendan Fehr

"Girls in my school were always prettier." - Bridget Hall

"In Kansas I have a chess school." - Anatoly Karpov

"I am a bit old-school." - Jay Kay

"I was a dummy in school." - Alan Ladd

"Art-school girls are very nice." - Anthony Mackie

"I didn't have much school. Three years." - Pinetop Perkins

"I worked my way through law school." - Brian Sandoval

"I was quite naughty at school." - Gemma Arterton

"I made good grades in school." - Stephanie Beatriz

"I started drama in high school." - Daniel Cudmore

"I'm a believer in film school." - Sean Durkin

"I'm Jewish. Went to a Jewish school." - Jonathan Glazer

"I hated school, didn't like the discipline." - Gary Gygax

"I did plays in grade school." - Colin Hanks

"School was not a place I enjoyed." - Sean Harris

"I went to law school after college." - Kevin Heffernan

"I hated school, but I love work." - Simon Cowell

"School is very important to my family." - Paula Creamer

"I'm an old-school type of guy." - Kevin Durant

"I love old school rock and roll." - Don Lemon

"School is a foretaste of life." - Georg Brandes

"In school I related to boys." - Chaz Bono

"I taught high school students Spanish." - Daniela Bobadilla

"I liked going to Catholic school." - Michael Keaton

"I loved doing problems in school." - Andrew Wiles

"Necessity is a violent school-mistress." - Michel De Montaigne

"Marriage is not a reform school." - Ann Landers

"I was very unmotivated at school." - James Purefoy

"Going to car racing school was phenomenal." - Michelle Rodriguez



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