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10 Great Quotes On The Power And Importance Of Reading


February 17th, 2018   |   Updated on March 18th, 2020

1. Literacy Unlocks The Door To Learning Throughout Life, Is Essential To Development And Health, And Opens The Way For Democratic Participation And Active Citizenship. ― Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary-general Of The United Nations



2. Literacy Is A Bridge From Misery To Hope. ― Kofi Annan.



3. The Aim Of Education Is The Knowledge, Not Of Facts, But Of Values. ― William S. Burroughs, American Novelist



4. People Don’t Realize How A Man’s Whole Life Can Be Changed By One Book. ― Malcolm X, American Muslim Minister



5. Comics Are A Gateway Drug To Literacy. ― Art Spiegelman, Cartoonist



6. Sometimes People Who Sell Books Are Seen As Corporate Salesmen, And People Who Sell Reading Are Seen As Literacy Advocates, But You Can’t Really Separate The Two. ― Margaret Stohl, Author



7. School Made Us ‘literate’ But Did Not Teach Us To Read For Pleasure. ― Ambeth R. Ocampo


8. All My Good Reading, You Might Say, Was Done In The Toilet. ― Henry Miller, American Writer



9. I Think Stories Can Grow Out Of The Visual. It Can Be An Engine For Literacy. ― Chris Riddell, Illustrator



10. Learning To Read Is Probably The Most Difficult And Revolutionary Thing That Happens To The Human Brain And If You Don’t Believe That, Watch An Illiterate Adult Try To Do It. ― John Steinbeck, Author