„When you are growing up there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully: the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you.“

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—  Antoni Gaudí Catalan architect 1852 - 1926
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„To take away life is a power which the vilest of the earth have in common; to give it belongs to gods and kings alone.“

—  Pietro Metastasio Italian poet and librettist (born 3 January 1698, died 12 April 1782) 1698 - 1782
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