Melvil Dewey Quotes.
The librarian must be the librarian militant before he can be the librarian triumphant.
Our great function is to inform or to inspire, or to please; to give to the public in the quickest and cheapest way information, inspiration, and recreation on the highest plane. If a better way than the books is found we should use it.
Reading is a mighty engine, beside which steam and electricity sink into insignificance.
The time was when a library was very like a museum and the librarian a mouser among dusty books. The time is when the library is a school and the librarian in the highest sense a teacher.
Women can endure pain with fortitude, and they can perform monotonous tasks with patience.
The eternal conflict of good and the best with bad and the worst is on.