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Why You Should Read a Book: The Importance of Literacy

Every quote speaks to my life!! #BookNerd

Denise Nichole Andrews

From one book nerd to another! Here are six quotes to motivate you to read!

“Some say they get lost in books, but I find myself, again and again, in the pages of a good book. Humanly speaking, there is no greater teacher, no greater therapist, no greater healer of the soul, than a well-stocked library.”

-L.R. Knost

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.”

-James Baldwin

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

-Frederick Douglass

“People don’t realize how a man’s whole life can be changed one book.”

-Malcolm X

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a…

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