Collector Quotes

Flor looked at his closed fist. “Why do people keep things?” she said. “I don’t know.” said George. “I guess it proves you were somewhere.”

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.

On librarians I speak with prejudice. The profession in general has always seemed to me like the legitimization and financing of an impulse to collect old socks.