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Bill Drayton C. Everett Koop Chris Pavone Craig Federighi David Blunkett Dennis Potter Hamza Yusuf Jon Scieszka Literacy Marshall McLuhan Michelle Alexander Moza bint Nasser Patrick Carman Richard Thaler

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 literacy in the future.”

― Craig Federighi

“In primary schools, I set two main objectives – to cut infant class sizes and improve literacy and numeracy.”

― David Blunkett

“As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud’s best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It’s a kind of displaced literacy criticism.”

― Dennis Potter

“The greatest preventative to terrorism is Muslim religious literacy.”

― Hamza Yusuf

“We’re promoting such a narrow version of literacy that we’re not including what a lot of boys like.”

― Jon Scieszka

“Schizophrenia may be a necessary consequence of literacy.”

― Marshall McLuhan

“During the Jim Crow era, poll taxes and literacy tests kept the African-Americans from polls. But today, felon disenfranchisement laws accomplished what poll taxes and literacy tests ultimately could not, because those laws were struck down. But felony disenfranchisement laws had been allowed to stand.”

― Michelle Alexander

“Sixty-six percent is the literacy rate in the Arab world. We have 58 million illiterate among adults in our part of the world.”

― Moza bint Nasser

“There are so many ways to tell a story. With multiplatform books, we are reimagining what literacy can be.”

― Patrick Carman

“Even if we grade on a very generous curve, many Americans flunk when it comes to financial literacy.”

― Richard Thaler

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