joie_de_livre - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[I am what libraries and librarians have made me, with little assistance from a professor of Greek and poets.]]> <![CDATA[Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.]]>