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Illiteracy Quotes

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The hall-mark of American humour is its pose of illiteracy.
- Ronald Knox

Hatred, intolerance, poor hygienic conditions and violence
all have roots in illiteracy,
so we're trying to do something to help the poor and the needy.
- Abdul Qadeer Khan

Illiteracy is rampant.
People are out of communication.
- Karen Black

In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy,
just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries.
- Ezra Pound

 

If we look at Houston, which is a very environmentally toxic place,
we find that it has one of the highest levels of young
men going to prison and also among the highest levels
of illiteracy in the country.
- Danny Glover

Educational legislation nowadays is largely in the
hands of illiterate people,
and the illiterate will take good care that their illiteracy
is not made a reproach on them.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

The U.S.
government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs,
drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism.
Each of those wars has budgets, legislation,
offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary
in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real.
- Bruce Jackson

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My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance
but understanding of illiteracy.
That some people, unable to go to school,
were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
- Maya Angelou

Men may be spoiled by education, even as they are spoiled by illiteracy.
Education is the preparation of the mind for future work,
hence men should be educated with special reference to the work.
- Timothy Thomas Fortune

As of today, we do not need expert reports by the authoritative
analytical institutions to realise that the reasons
for such a situation in our community lie in global inequality,
poverty and illiteracy.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

Just carrying a ruler with you in your pocket should be forbidden,
at least on a moral basis.
The ruler is the symbol of the new illiteracy.
The ruler is the symptom of the new disease,
disintegration of our civilisation.
- Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall,
with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
- Isaac Stern

I'll take anyway to get into the Hall of Fame.
If they want a batboy, I'll go in as a batboy.
- Phil Rizzuto

I think you're the grumpy Kid in the Hall,
I'm the nice Kid in the Hall.
- Bruce McCulloch

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

I won't lock my doors or bar them either if any of
the old coots in the pictures out in the hall want
to come out of their frames for a friendly chat.
- Bess Truman

The Orioles' Dick Hall comes off the mound like a drunk
kangaroo on roller skates.
- Joe Garagiola

You will never see the four original Pumpkins on stage ever again,
unless it's a Hall of Fame thing.
But you would never see a tour.
There's so much damage, there's no way.
- Billy Corgan

That night at Carnegie Hall was a great experience.
When the thing was first put up to me I was a little dubious,
not knowing just what would be expected of us.
- Benny Goodman

I'm over it.
You strive to win a Super Bowl and you do everything you can to get there.
But being in the Hall of Fame, you never play for that honor.
It's incredible.
- Dan Fouts

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year
for cheating on my metaphysics final ...
I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

I got Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and he also plays
now with Hank Williams Jr.
- Gregg Allman

I think I'm telling the truth.
I sat by Ray Perkins at the Hall of Fame dinner in New York,
and at that time he didn't know he was our coach and I didn't either.
- Bear Bryant

There's still is a status-quo group at City Hall who
likes things done the old way,
behind closed doors.
- Laura Miller

To go behind a man's hall-door is mean,
cowardly, unfair opposition.
- Victoria Woodhull

The food at this place is really terrible ...
and such small portions.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating
into a medieval study hall.
- Vince Lombardi

I don't want to achieve immortality by being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
I want to achieve immortality by not dying.
- William De Morgan

There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.
- Cyril Connolly

It's wasteful spending like this that not only forces
tax increases and cuts in vital services...
but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for?
- Laura Miller

I'd love to be in the Hall of Fame one day and win Super Bowl rings,
or even one...
and stay healthy.
- Eric Dickerson

The 50 greatest players don't matter when you're in the Hall of Fame.
We all know that I was not one of the 50 greatest,
I was one of the 25 greatest - in my mind.
- Dominique Wilkins

The players never think they project enough.
In a hall that seats 3,300 people, it's a very scary
thing to play so quietly that you can barely hear yourself.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

Well, dojo is a traditional Japanese word for training hall.
- Joseph Jarman

In many ways, our campaign this year will be the same as last time:
We're still going to focus on fixing up basics and
cleaning up ethics at City Hall.
- Laura Miller

Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more
completely human traits are now born.
- G. Stanley Hall

Darryl Strawberry has been voted to the Hall of Fame five years in a row.
- Ralph Kiner

Carnegie Hall was real fabulous, but you know,
it ain't as big as the Grand Ole Opry.
- Patsy Cline

I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert
at the Royal Albert Hall.
I'll work with him any time he asks me.
- Carole King

Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there.
Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts.
- Lisa Bonet

When you hear a large symphony orchestra.
for instance, in a concert hall, there's a big,
sweeping sound that just doesn't get on to a record.
- Teddy Wilson

Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall,
the genial flame of charity in the heart.
- Washington Irving

Running those poor steers back and forth in the heat is ridiculous.
What they ought to do is put the steers in the convention
hall and run the delegates.
- Stanley Marcus

And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned,
it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely
honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.
- Nobuo Uematsu

My room for books and study or for sitting and thinking
about nothing in particular to see what would happen
was at the end of a hall.
- Carl Sandburg

Michael Jackson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
It caused quite a controversy, because his nose isn't
eligible for another fifteen years.
- Conan O'Brien

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

I came from dinner, went downtown with my friends,
the elevator was down, I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night,
having had two glasses of wine.
- Jill Clayburgh

Since my induction into the Sports Hall of Fame,
I have wanted to have my No.
3 Chevy on exhibit for sports fans to see.
I hope others will enjoy the car as much as I have.
- Junior Johnson

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it
became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
- Stephen Gardiner

Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers,
that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.
- David Ogden Stiers

What has been happening the last four years in City
Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers,
closing libraries.
We have not looked after our children in City Hall.
- Carl Stokes

And as far as possible for sickness or fatigue,
constrain yourself to eat in the hall before your people,
for this shall bring great benefit and honour to you.
- Robert Grosseteste

Bernard always had a few prayers in the hall and some
whiskey afterwards as he was rather pious.
- Daisy Ashford

Anything that was perverse and silly would be Kids in the Hall.
- Kevin McDonald

If you want me in the Hall of Fame put me in because
of some contributions that I have made to country music.
- Buck Owens

With the Giants I broadcast the debut of Hall of Famer Willie Mays.
- Ernie Harwell

Never take an elevator in city hall.
- Harvey Milk

I would walk down the hall with my guitar and play
for anyone that would listen.
As a young kid I was really driven and I was going
to make it happen no matter what.
- Teena Marie

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
- Joseph Hall

You didn't have to go on location if you could just shoot down City Hall,
LA.
- Ann Robinson

Now, I don't know how they judge all that,
but if anybody in the world deserves to be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame,
Ritchie Valens does.
- Waylon Jennings

Hey, look at this guy Kenny G. with his thing, walking
up and down the aisles of the concert hall and running
off the stage and playing the same time.
It's old hat!
- Jerome Richardson

The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville,
some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song.
Up until then there hadn't been any such thing.
- Tom T. Hall

Now it's time to focus on basics for people in our neighborhoods...
and real ethics reform at City Hall.
- Laura Miller

Yes, I am complimented on my work in Kids in the Hall once or twice a week.
It's a nice feeling.
- Thomas Lennon

I like this town, it's really great.
They've put me in The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
This town is about music.
It's about the kind of music I like.
- Otis Blackwell

Some day the workers will take possession of your city hall,
and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!
- Mother Jones


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