quote by Alvin Toffler

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

— Alvin Toffler

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Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write and count.

It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child. Earlier is not better.

Reading writing quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
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May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness.

I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.

Reading writing quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

I do not write for this generation. I am writing for other ages. If this could read me, they would burn my books, the work of my whole life. On the other hand, the generation which interprets these writings will be an educated generation; they will understand me and say: Not all were asleep in the nighttime of our grandparents.

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.


I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral.

I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that.

Reading writing quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.

Education is not simply to learn to read and write. It's emancipation. It makes you free.

There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's books and write your own.

You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it.

That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life.


Louis Braille created the code of raised dots for reading and writing that bears his name and brings literacy, independence, and productivity to the blind.

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.

There are a couple of carp fishing books I've been reading.

I'm very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.

In real life, it is the hare who wins.

Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.


Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Like writing, reading is a protest against the insufficiencies of life.

Many of you already read my writings indicating that TV is the new god.

There is a little thing I neglected to mention up until now, television is the major mainstream infiltration for the new satanic religion.

It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.

In 1970 the top three skills required by the Fortune 500 were the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. In 1999 the top three skills in demand were teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. We need schools that are developing these skills.


Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.

Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic.

Learning to read and write changes lives; it means jobs, money, health, and dreams fulfilled.

Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method.

Write your own book instead of reading someone else's book about success


Children enter school as question marks and leave as periods.

All readers come to fiction as willing accomplices to your lies.

Such is the basic goodwill contract made the moment we pick up a work of fiction.

The first duty of the novelist is to entertain.

It is a moral duty. People who read your books are sick, sad, traveling, in the hospital waiting room while someone is dying. Books are written by the alone for the alone.

I began writing 'Matterhorn' in 1975 and for more than 30 years I kept working on my novel in my spare time, unable to get an agent or publisher to even read the manuscript.

My writing is a combination of three elements.

The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.


People who read poetry have heard about the burning bush, but when you write poetry, you sit inside the burning bush.

My advice to would-be young authors is to read a lot, write a lot, and not worry about creating a finished product. Keeping a journal is not a bad idea either.

People ask me if there are going to be stories of Harry Potter as an adult.

Frankly, if I wanted to, I could keep writing stories until Harry is a senior citizen, but I don't know how many people would actually want to read about a 65 year old Harry still at Hogwarts playing bingo with Ron and Hermione.

It took me about three years to write About Grace.

I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.

Most rats read. Our frustration is, we cannot hold a pen to write.