Idézetek könyvtárosokról

A Laughing Librarian-on (Nevető könyvtáros) találtam ezt a csinos idézet-gyűjteményt. Néhány kiemelés (ismertebb helyekről, és a szerintem viccesebbek/szellemesebbek):

„You honor your reservations; you go to your meetings so we can clean the rooms; you’re relatively quiet; and you drink more than the American Legion.”

Anonymous hotel official, on why he liked the ALA annual conference
(Quoted by Patricia Wilson Berger in Chicago Tribune article,
29 June 1990, Tempo section, p. 1)

„There are only two kinds of people who believe themselves able to read a MARC record without referring to a stack of manuals: a handful of our top catalogers, and those on serious drugs.”

Roy Tennant
(Library Journal column, 15 October 2002)

„Our whole American way of life is a great war of ideas, and librarians are the arms dealers selling weapons to both sides.”

James Quinn
(WESTPAC/NOCALL joint meeting, 1990)

„If you tell even a single librarian joke, I’m outta here.”

Josephine Carr
(The Dewey Decimal System of Love. New American Library, 2003, p. 37)

„I thought I’d be a librarian until I met some crazy ones.”

Edward Gorey
(Boston Globe article, 1998, as quoted in Salon)

„I wanted to have sex with a lot of librarians.”

Anthony Kiedis
(Inducting the Talking Heads into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,
18 March 2002)

„I’ve got so much more respect now for librarians.”

(Quoted in Associated Press news article, 15 November 2002)

„I may not be an explorer, or an adventurer, or a treasure seeker, or a gunfighter, Mr. O’Connell, but I am proud of what I am. … I am a librarian, and I’m going to kiss you, Mr. O’Connell!”

Stephen Sommers
(The Mummy, 1999. Lines spoken by Rachel Weisz as Evie Carnahan)

„I didn’t know librarians drank martinis.”

Josephine Carr
(The Dewey Decimal System of Love. New American Library, 2003, p. 77)

Ehe-ehe… : )

2 hozzászólás a(z) “Idézetek könyvtárosokról” bejegyzéshez

  1. mézesmadzag… ; ) bár ki tudja, határozottan szokott valami lenni a könyvtárak levegőjében (szerintem lassan erről is összeszedek valamit)

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