quotes tagged with 'literacy'

We speak of literacy and education in terms of being prepared for a better occupation, but we cannot underestimate the present pleasure of our reading in the scriptures, Church magazines, and good books of every kind. We teach of emotional strength in terms of family prayer, kind words, and full communication, but we quickly learn how pleasant life can be when it is lived in a courteous and reinforcing atmosphere.

In like manner we could refer to all the components of personal and family preparedness, not in relation to holocaust or disaster, but in cultivating a life-style that is on a day-to-day basis its own reward.
Author: President Spencer W. Kimball, Source: ‘And the Lord Called His People Zion’,” Tambuli, Dec 1984. htt...Saved by mlsscaress in education scriptures communication preparedness literacy family home cultivate atmosphere familyprayer daytoday kindwords pleasant courteous reinforcing goodbooks 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
Author: Walt Whitman, Source: UnknownSaved by Doc in humility pride learning literacy honesty openness genuineness scholar learned intellectuals 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Those who don't read good books, have no advantage over those who can't read them
Author: Anon, Source: http://www.backyardprofessor.com/the_backyard_professor/2007/0...Saved by Doc in ignorance reading learning literacy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot
read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and
relearn.
Author: Alvin Toffler, Source: unknownSaved by jason in education learning literacy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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