Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.
Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy.
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
I cannot live without books.
Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.
Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship.
Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you, unstoppable.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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