Here are 24 quotes for International Literacy Day:

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” – Kofi Annan

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all.” – Irina Bokova

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison

“Literacy is not a luxury, it is a right and a responsibility.” – Pauline Rose

“The ability to read, write and analyze; the confidence to stand up and demand justice and equality; the qualifications and connections to get your foot in that door and take your seat at that table — all of that starts with education.” – Michelle Obama

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” – Frederick Douglass

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“Literacy is a bridge that connects individuals to the world of possibilities.” – UNESCO SARCASTIC ANNIVERSARY QUOTES FOR HUSBAND

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” – Anna Quindlen

“Literacy is at the heart of sustainable development.” – Kofi Annan

“Reading brings us knowledge and knowledge is power.” – Malala Yousafzai

“A book is a dream that you hold in your hands.” – Neil Gaiman

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

“Literacy is the foundation of all learning and essential for success in life.” – Ban Ki-moon

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“The only thing worse than not reading a book in the last ninety days is not reading a book in the last ninety years.” – Jim Rohn

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin

“To learn how to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” – Victor Hugo

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

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” – Charles William Eliot