Needle and ThREAD

Weekend Book Quotes

bookmark-5.jpgThis bookmark is two-sided. I stitched the same design (more or less) twice and stitched them back-to-back with a blanket stitch through the blanket stitches.

A good library is a palace where the lofty spirits of all nations and generations meet. –Samuel Niger

I think the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries. –Carl Sagan

A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. –Caroline Gordon

It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar – that I call an achievement. –Horace

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man. –Carl Sandburg

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