"A room without books"

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Just saw a quote from a friend’s facebook page: “A room without books is like a body without a soul”, by G K Chesterton. I would agree with this quote years ago, but now I don’t. Or I don’t agree with it completely, not because there is kindle out there, but because I do believe a “soul”, even a great soul does exist even in an illiterate mind. Knowledge is great, but not any greater than life itself.

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