Books, libraries and technology in 25 image quotes

Quotes about books libraries technology

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The technology is changing books, the way we read, and the role of institutions playing a crucial role in education and learning.

Should we be afraid of technology? No. But we should use it very carefully, and not let it overwhelm us. As Christian Lous Lange once remarked: “technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.”

Books, libraries, and technology are the essence of what Ebook Friendly is about. These three elements shape the future of reading, not the addictive smell of a vintage book.

We have to keep up with technology to preserve books. We have to change books if we want books to change us.

The worst thing to happen would be to keep books in a form invented by Gutenberg 600 years ago, while everything else is changing at the speed of the Internet connection.

Picture quotes you see below were prepared to illustrate three of our popular posts:

Feel free to share the images and spread the word. The digital age doesn’t mark the end of a book, because “a good book has no ending.”

Quote Stephen Fry books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators

Quote by Edmund Wilson - No two persons ever read the same book.

Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson - If we encounter a man of rare intelect we should ask him what books he reads.

Quote by Haruki Murakami - If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

Quote by G.K. Chesterton - A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

Swedish Proverb - In a good book the best is between the lines.

Quote by C.S. Lewis - I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.

Quote by William Lyon Phelps - I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.

Quote by R.D. Cumming - A good book has no ending.

Library quote: An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them. - Stephen Fry

Library quote: The most important asset of any library goes home at night – the library staff. -Timothy Healy

Library quote: I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card. -Laura Bush

Library quote: Cutting libraries during a recession is like cutting hospitals during a plague. -Eleanor Crumblehulme

Library quote: Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library. - Henri Frederic Amiel

Library quote: My two favourite things in life are libraries and bicycles. They both move people forward without wasting anything. -Peter Golkin

Library quote: What is more important in a library than anything else – than everything else – is the fact that it exists. - Archibald MacLeish

Library quote: Libraries are the future of reading. -Courtney Milan

The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book. –Northrop Frye

We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. –Douglas Adams

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers. –Pablo Picasso

Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories. –Laurie Anderson

The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art. –John Lasseter

Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. –Christian Lous Lange

This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy. –Cory Doctorow

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