Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
"Libraries are as the shrines where all the relics of the ancient saints, full of true virtue, and that without delusion or imposture, are preserved and reposed."
Submitted by Samantha Fasolino, Kim Kuhn
"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested" ("Of Studies" Essays II)
Submitted by Melanie J. Lewis, Debbi Healy, Jill Stanwich, Barb Coogan
"Knowledge is power."
Submitted by Jennifer Thomas and Pam Fordham
“Read not to contradict nor to take for granted, but to weigh and consider.”
submitted by Dorothy Wright