quote by W. E. B. Du Bois

Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.

— W. E. B. Du Bois

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Education and literacy quote It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without acc

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.

We [Black people] have always used our creativity to battle and we're not the only ones. Black Americans are certainly leaders in that simply because we were denied education and dealt with enforced illiteracy. But people seem to always forget that literacy is not the only way of learning things or conveying knowledge.

Education and literacy quote Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees.

Literacy is much more than an educational priority - it is the ultimate investment in the future and the first step towards all the new forms of literacy required in the twenty-first century. We wish to see a century where every child is able to read and to use this skill to gain autonomy.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.

Education and literacy quote You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

Peace does not fare well where poverty and deprivation reign.

It does not flourish where there is ignorance and a lack of education and information.

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.

Creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status.

Education and literacy quote It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair and adult.

These children and their parents know that getting an education is not only their right, but a passport to a better future - for the children and for the country.

No one can take it away from you.

The more you read, the more things you will know.

Education and literacy quote No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you trea

No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.

Education brings sustainability to all the development goals, and literacy is the foundation of all learning. It provides individuals with the skills to understand the world and shape it, to participate in democratic processes and have a voice, and also to strengthen their cultural identity.

One of the greatest gifts adults can give - to their offspring and to their society - is to read to children.

I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me.

I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.

Education and literacy quote The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.

The children are now working as if I did not exist.

Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship.

Education and literacy quote The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what

The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.

Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities.

It is not enough to simply teach children to read; we have to give them something worth reading.

Words are the voice of the heart.

Education and literacy quote Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain

Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you.

True literacy is becoming an arcane art, and the nation is steadily "dumbing down."

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... For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.... Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress and the means through which every man, woman and child can realize his or her full potential.

Reading and writing don't inevitably go together.

You can read without learning a thing about writing, grammar, or spelling, although, you certainly can't learn anything about writing, grammar, or spelling unless you read.

Education and literacy quote He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.

we cannot afford to settle for being just average;

we must learn as much as we can to be the best that we can. The key word is education - education with maximum effort. Without it, we cannot be in charge of ourselves or anyone else.

Education is our passport to the future.

To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country.

Education and literacy quote To teach is to color a life forever.

To teach is to color a life forever.

There is considerable evidence that women's education and literacy tend to reduce the mortality rates of children

The elimination of ignorance, of illiteracy.

.. and of needless inequalities in opportunities (is) to be seen as objectives that are valued for their own sake. They expand our freedom to lead the lives we have reason to value, and these elementary capabilities are of importance on their own

Acquiring literacy is an empowering process, enabling millions to enjoy access to knowledge and information which broadens horizons, increases opportunities and creates alternatives for building a better life.

Education and literacy quote Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to

Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.

Universal literacy was a 20th-century goal.

Before then, reading and writing were skills largely confined to a small, highly educated class of professional people.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.

.. Especially for girls and women, it is an agent of family health and nutrition.

For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right.

literacy is at the heart of sustainable development

[Rosa Louise] Parks used to say, "Everybody looks at me because I sat down once in Montgomery, but the real hero is a woman named Septima Clark."She created the Citizenship Schools [where civil-rights activists taught basic literacy and political education classes].

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