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illiterate Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about illiterate
  1. #1
    “Since no one can read, every candidate is designated by a symbol. Wisely these men choose to represent themselves with useful things - knife, bottle, matches, cooking pot.”
  2. #2
    “That educated didn’t mean smart. He had a point. Nothing in my education or knowledge of the future had helped me to escape. Yet in a few years an illiterate runaway named Harriet Tubman would make nineteen trips into this country and lead three hundred fugitives to freedom.”
  3. #3
    “You’re not weak because you can’t read. You’re weak because you’re afraid of people seeing your weakness. You’re letting shame decide who you are.”
  4. #4
    “She had always wanted words, she loved them, grew up on them. Words gave her clarity, brought reason, shape.”

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