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Quote from Andrew Carnegie,

"I choose free libraries as the best agencies for improving the masses of the people, because they give nothing for nothing. They only help those who help themselves. They never pauperize. They reach the aspiring and open to these chief treasures of the world -- those stored up in books. A taste for reading drives out lower tastes."


Andrew Carnegie (more quotes by Andrew Carnegie or books by/about Andrew Carnegie)

(1835-1919) Scottish-American industrialist, philanthropist


Andrew Carnegie in New York Herald, June 1900


Education, Ignorance, Knowledge, Responsibility, Library


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