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. fredericka

    this book is borrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrring.

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  2. ARTEMISMYSTERY11

    A room without books is like the earth without people, its like the sea without its roar, a room without books must be a bore.

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  3. kiwicupcake14

    A room without books is like a bird with no feathers. Thread with no needle. A pen with no ink. A clarinet with no reed. Awful, empty!

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  4. Bhavya

    A room without books is like a teenage girl without drama.
    A room without books is like a baby without a pacifier.
    A room without books is like Christmas without presents.
    A room without books is like a heart without love….

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  5. Lexie

    A room without books is like a world without a leader.
    A room without books is like a class without a teacher
    A room without books is like a person without a life.
    A room without books is like a person without education.

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  6. Athenahera55

    A room without books is like having no food for the rest of your life time. It i sad and lonely. With books make me very happy and successful.

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