Reading And Literacy Quotes by William J. Clinton, Mary Ellen Chase, Malcolm Forbes, Frederick Douglass, Henry David Thoreau, Ruth Rendell and many others.
Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a responsibility. If our world is to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century we must harness the energy and creativity of all our citizens.
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
Some say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
I divide all readers into two classes: those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.
No one can take it away from you.
You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.