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Re: [BKARTS] Sayings or proverbs with books?



Jacob,

Good one! Thanks for sharing
Reen

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Cord
Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 9:35 AM
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Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Sayings or proverbs with books?

In the early days of Amazon, I received a fridge magnet with an order. It
read:
"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
-Cicero

I always liked that quote myself, and try to live by it.

Jacob

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 6:02 AM, tulibri <libri@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Talking about books on books, what expressions, sayings or proverbs are
> there that contain or refer to books?
>
> Like, in German, there's "a book with seven seals" for something or
someone
> you don't understand, or "like an open book" for someone who doesn't
manage
> to hide anything.
>
> Cheers,
> Astrid
>
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