Literate Quotes

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Ann Druyan
“The aspirations of democracy are based on the notion of an informed citizenry, capable of making wise decisions. The choices we are asked to make become increasingly complex. They require the longer-term thinking and greater tolerance for ambiguity that science fosters. The new economy is predicated on a continuous pipeline of scientific and technological innovation. It can not exist without workers and consumers who are mathematically and scientifically literate. ”
Ann Druyan

Santosh Kalwar
“I am no enemy of Nepal being a fully literate society. It is a good thing for society and the nation as a whole.”
Santosh Kalwar

M.F. Moonzajer
“Even if you have to die tomorrow; die as a literate.”
M.F. Moonzajer

Steven Pinker
“Literate people should know how to think about grammar.”
Steven Pinker, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The illiterate do not write letters; they draw them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Enock Maregesi
“Kwa mwanamke wa kuoa natafuta hasanati. Akiwa mbaya atakuwa mzuri. Akiwa maskini atakuwa tajiri. Akiwa gumbaru atakuwa msomi. Akiwa mshamba atakuwa mjanja. Akiwa mjinga atapata maarifa. Nitampenda zaidi kwa mazuri kuliko mabaya.”
Enock Maregesi

“A sermon preached but yet not practiced will fail to touch the hearts of its listeners and will never bring glory to God rather it will become a loathsome sacrifice that will stink on broken altars. One can be theologically astute but still very immature. One can possibly be biblically literate but still in very much need of wisdom to apply the truth in one's own life.”
Santosh Thankachan

Salman Aziz
“Getting degree only makes someone literate to the society or the nation. But sometime their uncultured acts make them illiterate. Cause they have uneducated mind. Their minds have never got enlightenment with the true education that supposed to make them better person.”
Salman Aziz

Awdhesh Singh
“You can’t become an illiterate person again once you have become literate.
You can’t think like a teetotaller once you have become alcoholic.
Every piece of knowledge and every experience of your life transforms you forever and you are never the same person again.”
Awdhesh Singh, 31 Ways to Happiness

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“The literate who does not read and the illiterate who cannot read are one and the same; both are ignorant.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Kate Raworth
“…environmental quality is higher where income is more equitably distributed, where more people are literate, and civil and political rights are better respected. It’s people power, not economic growth persay, that protects local air and water quality. Likewise, it is citizen pressure on government and companies for more stringent standards, not the mere increase in revenue that compels industries to switch to cleaner technologies.”
Kate Raworth, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist