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Literacy Sayings And Quotes
1. Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive.-Jen Selinsky


2. To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.-George Washington


3. Writing and reading decrease our sense of isolation. They deepen and widen and expand our sense of life: they feed the soul.-Anne Lamott


4. Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.-Abigail Adams


5. Literacy is the door to knowledge, essential to individual self-esteem and empowerment.-Irina Bokova


6. Everyone must be given the opportunity to think, read and write.-Lailah Gifty Akita


7. To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.-Somerset Maugham


8. There’s nothing like a shovel full of dirt to encourage literacy.-Margaret Atwood


9. Literacy is the harbinger of both intelligence and taste.-Albert Thomas Bifarelli


10. The greatest gift is a passion for reading.-Elizabeth Hardwick


11. There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing.-Isaac D’Israeli


12. Literacy is the jump-off point from which all of life’s successes take flight.-Lauri Fortino


13. The ratio of literacy to illiteracy is constant, but nowadays the illiterates can read and write.-Alberto Moravia


14. literacy is the fertilizer needed for development to take root and grow.-David Archer


15. Writing reminds you that you’re never alone. Writing and reading is to be optimistic.-Richard Flanagan


16. To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.-Victor Hugo


17. If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.-Haruki Murakami


18. Literacy is freedom, and everyone has something significant to say. -Jimmy Santiago Baca


19. For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.-Kofi Annan


20. The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book, and the person reading.-Mem Fox


21. Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.-Louis L’Amour


22. To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.-Munshi Premchand


23. Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing.-Gertrude Stein


24. Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.-Vera Nazarian


25. We have to teach empathy as we do literacy.-Bill Drayton


26. Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift.-Kate Dicamillo


27. Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy.-Barack Obama


28. Learn to write by doing it. Read widely and wisely. Increase your word power. Find your own individual voice though practicing constantly. Go through the world with your eyes and ears open and learn to express that experience in words.-P. D. James


29. Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.-Patty Murray


30. Literacy, written language is a very late acquisition in terms of human evolution.-Jean Berko Gleason

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