When is international literacy day celebrated? International Literacy Day is observed on 8 September across the globe to promote and support the development of literacy and skills. The First International literacy day was celebrated in 1967.
International Literacy Day reminds us that it is extremely important to make every individual literate to bring about the desired change.
Let us have a look at the International Literacy Day theme, history, quotes & wishes
International Literacy Day Theme
International Literacy Day (ILD) 2022 theme is “Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces”.
- The theme for 2021 is “Literacy for a human-centered recovery: Narrowing the digital divide”
- The theme for 2020 is “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.”
- The theme for 2019 is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’.
- The theme for 2018 is ‘Literacy and Skills Development.
Famous International Literacy Day Quotes
“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzi
“The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” – Mark Twain
“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”- Mahatma Gandhi
“Literacy in itself is no education. Literacy is not the end of education or even the beginning. By education, I mean an all-round drawing out of the best in the child and man-body, mind and spirit.”- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
“Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will shortly be no older ones. Literacy will be dead, and democracy – which many believe goes hand in hand with it – will be dead as well.”- Margaret Atwood, Canadian poet, and novelist
“Education is the most powerful weapon for changing the world.”- Nelson Mandela
“Literacy is the most basic currency of the knowledge economy.” – Barack Obama
“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.” – Walter Cronkite
“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle
My bursting heart must find vent in my pen. – Abigail Adams
“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” – Frederick Douglass
“I feel free and strong. If I were not a reader of books I could not feel this way. Whatever may happen to me, thank God that I can read, that I have truly touched the minds of other men.” -Walter Tevis, Mockingbird
“International Literacy Day is an occasion to celebrate the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies everywhere.” – Koichiro Matsuura
“Literacy is not the end of education nor even the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Remove illiteracy from India. here lots of feelings remain invisible only because of illiteracy.” – Preety Chauhan
“Illiteracy is the poison and a book is its antidote.” – Mansi Chaubey
Mentalities don’t change
By protest or demands
For a modification to rise
Upbringing should be improvised
Illiteracy should be eradicated.”
– Kazuya Gordo
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” – Kofi Annan
“The function of education is to teach one to think critically. Intelligence plus character- that is the goal of true education.” -Martin Luther King Jr.
“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – B.B. King
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. ~Jacqueline Kennedy
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. ~W.B. Yeats
Literacy Day Quotes for Students
Love for reading never dies but it spreads all over! Happy International Literacy Day!
“Each and every individual has the right to literacy and education.”
Today is International Literacy Day! Share our passion and help shine a light on the need for basic literacy skills. Help us write the future. Love learning.
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. Happy International Literacy Day!
Donate your books that don’t have any readers and spread the cheer of reading! Happy International Literacy Day!
Literacy begins at home! Read books and inspire your kids to do the same! Happy International Literacy Day! If you can read a signboard and reach the destination, thank your teacher. Happy International Literacy Day!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. Happy International Literacy Day!
There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. The love of books is the best of all. Happy International Literacy Day!
The early literacy success comes when parent involves in it! Happy International Literacy Day!
“International Literacy Day reminds us that it is extremely important to literate each and every person to bring the desired change.”
International Literacy Day Wishes
“Literacy helps open up understanding and the ability to question and understand answers…. Wishing you a very Happy International Literacy Day.”
“Though we have a very large educated population with the ability to read but very small population to discriminate what to read and what to not…. Happy International Literacy Day.”
“Education is that door which opens up the whole new world to you, to explore, to revive, to invent…. Wishing you a very Happy International Literacy Day.”
Complete literacy is a dream for our country and we can achieve it with our constant hard work…. Wishing a very Happy International Literacy Day.
Together we can change this world by educating everyone, raise awareness on this day and help the poor children with education.
International Literacy Day Messages in Hindi
शिक्षा अपने क्रोध या अपने आत्म विश्वास को खोये बिना लगभग कुछ भी सुनने की क्षमता है.
सीखने के लिए एक जूनून पैदा कीजिये. यदि आप कर लेंगे तो आपका विकास कभी नहीं रुकेगा.
जो आपने सीखा है उसे भूल जाने के बाद जो रह जाता है वो शिक्षा है.
अमेरिका इतना शिक्षित होता जा रहा है कि अज्ञानता एक नयी बात होगी. मैं कुछ गिने चुने लोगो में रहना चाहूँगा.
पहले भगवान ने बेवकूफ लोग बनाये.वो अभ्यास के लिए था. फिर उन्होंने स्कूल बोर्ड्स बनाये.
शिक्षा का मकसद है एक खाली दिमाग को खुले दिमाग में परिवर्तित करना.
शिक्षा एक सराहनीय चीज है, पर समय समय पर ये बात याद कर लेनी चाहिए की ऐसा कुछ भी जो जानने योग्य है उसे सिखाया नहीं जा सकता.
शिक्षा ने ऐसी बहुत बड़ी आबादी पैदा की है जो पढ़ तो सकती है पर ये नहीं पहचान सकती की क्या पढने लायक है.
International Literacy Day Short Messages
With literacy and knowledge, you can remove the darkness in your mind and enlighten it for a brighter future
Literacy helps open up understanding and the ability to question and understand answers
We can become a fully literate nation with constant efforts.
Every country needs a population that is literate and educated.
Though we have a very large educated population with the ability to read but a very small population to discriminate what to read and what to not.
Every country needs a population that is literate and educated.
100% literacy is a dream for us to achieve.
Each and every individual has the right to literacy and education.
Illiteracy restricts development and progress.
International Literacy Day 2022: Status
As International Literacy Day 2022 is around the corner, here are some wishes, quotes, messages, and greetings you can share with your friends and family.
Literacy is the fertilizer needed for development and democracy to take root and grow. Wishing you International Literacy Day.
With literacy and knowledge, you can remove the darkness of the mind and enlighten it for a brighter future. Happy Literacy Day.
Share our passion and help shed light on the need for basic literacy skills, always keep learning. Wish you International Literacy Day.
Early literacy success comes when parents are involved. Happy International Literacy Day to all students and parents.
Today is the right day to raise awareness and educate people, parents, and children about the importance of education.
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