Literacy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old literacy quotes, literacy sayings, and literacy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. W. E. B. Du Bois
Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men. W. E. B. Du Bois
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. W.B. Yeats
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island. Walt Disney
Words are the only things that last for ever. William Hazlitt
The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. William Ralph Inge