Your library is your paradise.
I go into my library and all history unrolls before me.
A library is a place that is a repository of information and gives every citizen equal access to it. That includes health information. And mental health information. It's a community space. It's a place of safety, a haven from the world.
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.
A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas — a place where history comes to life.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.