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Re: [BKARTS] Sayings or proverbs with books?



My question is, what does one do when there are so many books in the room that there's no room for the soul (much less the body)???
Virginia
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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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