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A Day Without Sunshine...

Posted by SR on January 29, 2005

In Reply to: A Room Without Books Is Like A Day Without Sunshine posted by ESC on January 28, 2005

: : I have heard this expression used since I was a young child--almost 60 years ago. Does anyone have any info on its origins? Thanks.

: According to the magnet on my frig, a similar phrase is attributed to Cicero: "A room without books is like a body without a soul."

Or as comedian Steven Wright has noted, "A day without sunshine is like.... night."

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