Favorite Quotes About Libraries

“There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the free public library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.” – Andrew Carnegie · “Prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.” – Socrates · “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” – Walter Cronkite · “Knowledge is power.” – Francis Bacon