Quotes About Literacy

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Quotes About Literacy - The Literacy Movement

Quotes About Literacy

If you can read this, thank a teacher.
- Anonymous teacher -

Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
- Grace Slick -

The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
- Dr. Seuss, "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!" -

This will never be a civilized country until we expend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.
- Elbert Hubbard -

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.
- Emilie Buchwald -

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
- Frederick Douglass -

We read to know we are not alone.
- C.S. Lewis -

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.
- Katherine Patterson -

No skill is more crucial to the future of a child, or to a democratic and prosperous society, than literacy.
- Los Angeles Times, "A Child Literacy Initiative for the Greater Los Angeles Area" -

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.
- Margaret Fuller -

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
- Mason Cooley -

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
- May Ellen Chase -

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
- W. B. Yeats -





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