February 4, 2013

Writing Prompt: A Room Without Books

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Writing_prompt_bookWriting Prompt: A room without books is like . . .

CiceroDo you know this guy?

Meet the ancient philosopher and political statesman, named Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cicero for short. He lived in the 1st Century B.C.E., yet he was not so different from you or me. He had a great quote that people who love books . . . well . . . love! He said:

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”

So true, right? But if you were going to update this quote for the 21st century, what would you say? Complete this sentence in the Comments with YOUR deep thoughts:

Roomwithoutbooks

–Ratha, STACKS Writer

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  1. korkie

    a room without books is like a… butterfly without wings, a human without a brain, a house without a roof, a pencil without a eraser, and love without a heart.

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  2. anoushka

    A room without books is an ipod without Taylor Swift, One Direction, and Carly Rae Jepson.(LOVE ‘EM!!!!!)

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    1. s

      your so right!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      p.s one direction is cute(that includes lyan niall and harry)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  3. readinglate9

    A room without books is like an Earth without Oxygen. Without knowledge, then what are we? We’d be persons never meant to exist……

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