Literacy

Top 13 Literacy Quotes of 2019

“We have to teach empathy as we do literacy.” ― Bill Drayton “There are all kinds of things you can do to marry literacy with health.” ― C. Everett Koop “I’m concerned, as I guess all middle-aged people are, about the younger generations’ level of literacy.” ― Chris Pavone “I believe coding is fundamental to …

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Top 99 Richard Thaler Quotes of 2019

“For many people, being asked to solve their own retirement savings problems is like being asked to build their own cars.” ― Richard Thaler “When it comes to my health, I would rather my doctor base her decisions on science rather than what she, or some lawyer, thinks will stand up in court.” ― Richard …

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Top 17 Patrick Carman Quotes of 2019

“I’m a relic, and things were a lot different when I was fifteen and sixteen. There were no cell phones, no laptops… I learned to type on an actual typewriter.” ― Patrick Carman “For kids, multitasking electronically is common. But they are totally focused. You can tell a good story, and they listen.” ― Patrick …

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Top 9 Moza bint Nasser Quotes of 2019

“The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind.” ― Moza bint Nasser “We …

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Top 98 Michelle Alexander Quotes of 2019

“Now that private prison companies have found that they can make a killing on mass incarceration, these private prison companies are now in the business of building detention centers for suspected illegal immigrants.” ― Michelle Alexander “In a sense, mass incarceration has emerged as a far more extreme form of physical and residential segregation than …

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Top 69 Marshall McLuhan Quotes of 2019

“The medium is the message. This is merely to say that the personal and social consequences of any medium – that is, of any extension of ourselves – result from the new scale that is introduced into our affairs by each extension of ourselves, or by any new technology.” ― Marshall McLuhan “We shape our …

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Top 26 Jon Scieszka Quotes of 2019

“’Just looking at pictures’ used to be considered cheating. No longer. The graphic novel is booming. Comics, heavily illustrated texts, books with no words are now accepted as reading.” ― Jon Scieszka “Read as much as you can, and then sit down and write.” ― Jon Scieszka “If the day gets really bad, I can …

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Top 63 Hamza Yusuf Quotes of 2019

“A tree grows. If you’re staying the same, something is wrong. You’re not alive.” ― Hamza Yusuf “All of the people are the dependents of Allah.” ― Hamza Yusuf “I know that people can live celibate lives. I did it myself for many years.” ― Hamza Yusuf “Reason cannot calm the storm of emotion, and …

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Top 31 Dennis Potter Quotes of 2019

“The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?” ― Dennis Potter “Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood will continually be part and parcel of my personality.” ― Dennis Potter “Children are very cruel, yes. Of course. …

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Top 108 David Blunkett Quotes of 2019

“Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people’s confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.” ― David Blunkett “Crucially, I’d like to thank Labour party members up and down the country for sticking with us. For their active citizenship, their willingness to engage in our democracy, and for being there at the cutting edge …

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