"I hereby undertake not to remove from the Library, or to mark, deface, or injure in any way, any volume, document, or other object belonging to it or in its custody; not to bring into the Library or kindle therein any fire or flame, and not to smoke in the Library; and I promise to obey all the rules of the Library."
~ Declaration Bodleian Library, Oxford University

"I am a galley slave to pen and ink." ~ Horace de Balzac

"I am all in favor of dangerous weapons in the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters." ~ Solomon Short

"Life appears to me too short to be spent in animosity or regestering wrong." ~ Charlotte Bronte

"You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." ~ Dorothy Parker

"Her mind lives tidily apart
From cold and noise and pain,
And botls the door against her heart,
Out wanting in the rain."
~ Dorthy Parker

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