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Letter "B" » bookstores
«The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.»
«The independent bookstore-you know we're almost dinosaurs.»
«If Jack Kerouac had set out to find a real bookstore in the suburbs, he would still be on the road, Phileas Fogg would still be in the air, the Ancient Mariner wouldn't have had time to tell anyone his story.»
Author: Michael Winerip
, Jack Kerouac
, set out
«Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.»
«In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck -- and, of course, courage.»
«A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.»
«Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?»
«Out of the closets and into the museums, libraries, architectural monuments, concert halls, bookstores, recording studios and film studios of the world. Everything belongs to the inspired and dedicated thief... Words, colors, light, sounds, stone, wood, bronze belong to the living artist. They belong to anyone who can use them. Loot the Louver! A bas l Originality, the sterile and assertive ego that imprisons us as it creates. Vive le sol -- pure, shameless, total. We are not responsible. Steal anything in sight.»
Author: William S. Burroughs
, concert hall
, in concert
, In Living Color
, in sight
, Sight and Sound
, world record