Education And Literacy Quotes by Harry S. Truman, Katherine Paterson, Will Durant, B. B. King, Malcolm X, Dr. Seuss and many others.
Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.
It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading. Something that will stretch their imaginations- something that will help them make sense of their own lives and encourage them to reach out toward people whose lives are quite different from their own.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
No one can take it away from you.
Education is our passport to the future.
The more you read, the more things you will know.
Teach a child how to think, not what to think.
Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship.
For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.