Illiterate Related Quotes



The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.

Alvin Toffler


You can rule ignorance; you can manipulate the illiterate; you can do whatever you want when a people are uneducated, so that goes in line with corrupt business and corrupt politics.

Will.i.am


All over the world there are enormous numbers of smart, even gifted, people who harbor a passion for science. But that passion is unrequited. Surveys suggest that some 95% of Americans are "scientifically illiterate." That's...the same fraction...of slaves who were illiterate before the Civil War...

Carl Sagan


Never underrate the boss! The boss may look illiterate. He may look stupid. But there is no risk at all in overrating a boss. If you underrate him he will bitterly resent it or impute to you the deficiency in brains and knowledge you imputed to him.

Peter Drucker


The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger.

Fidel Castro


It's a great lesson in modesty that you realize you're illiterate in a field that you think you're an expert in.

Wim Wenders


Many who have read Marxist books have become renegades from the revolution, whereas illiterate workers often grasp Marxism very well.

Mao Zedong


We are raising a generation of young Americans who are, to a very large degree, historically illiterate. It's not their faults. There's no problem about enlisting their interest in history. None. The problem is the teachers so often have no history in their background.

David Mccullough


White supremacy has taught white people to be racially, culturally, & politically illiterate.

Chris Crass


Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.

P. J. O'rourke