Quotation Explorer - 'Literacy'

It’s our(As The Stars of the Sky Foundation, Inc.) passion and joy to read to children and improve literacy, as well as teach others about charity and the impact they can have in a child’s life. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path. Carl Sagan - Frederick Douglass
The point is that racism is the product of tribalism and ignorance and both are falling victim to communications and world-around literacy - R. Buckminster Fuller
Creativity is as important as literacy - Ken Robinson
What a joy, that literacy is no longer prima facie evidence of treason. - John Steinbeck
Good literacy skills can help children:-Be healthy and safe.-Do their homework to their best ability.-Get and keep a job one day.-Eventually participate in local committees or government - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy - which many believe goes hand in hand with it - will be dead as well. - Margaret Atwood
Creativity is as important now in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status. - Ken Robinson
Science literacy is an important part of what it is to be an informed citizen of society. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
No skill is more crucial to the future of a child than literacy. - Los Angeles Times
Literacy is inseparable from opportunity, and opportunity is inseperable from freedom. The freedom promised by literacy is both freedom from - from ignorance, oppression, poverty - and freedom to - to do new things, to make choices, to learn. - Koichiro Matsuura
Who made you Queen of Literacy? Go sit in your car! - Jackson Pearce
Here are my strong reservations about the wave of computer networks. They isolate us from one another and cheapen the meaning of actual experience. They work against literacy and creativity. They undercut our schools and libraries. - Clifford Stoll
Literacy is one of the greatest gifts a person could receive - Jen Selinsky
Art is literacy of the heart. - Elliot Eisner
Scientific literacy is an intellectual vaccine against the claims of charlatans who would exploit ignorance - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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