Film should be looked at straight on; it is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.
You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates.
I'm not into high literature, but I think all my books are literate.
But to this day - I'm very literate now, I love to read, I read constantly - words don't resonate the way they do to a person with a formal education. They're like a maze, a puzzle that has to be opened up.
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
Undermining life-affirming social solidarities and any viable notion of the public good, right-wing politicians trade in forms of idiocy and superstition that mesmerize the illiterate and render the thoughtful cynical and disengaged.
I want to see what technology's going to be like in a few hundred years, if the human race hasn't completely obliterated itself by then.
The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity.
Those who try to obliterate the past are injuring the present.
No, I consider myself computer illiterate.
In the South, it is different, they have a audience that is literate.
My only model for being a father was my father, an illiterate on the margin of society.
I never heard of anyone who was really literate or who ever really loved books who wanted to suppress any of them.
Likewise, there is no evidence that texting teaches people to spell badly: rather, research shows that those kids who text frequently are more likely to be the most literate and the best spellers, because you have to know how to manipulate language.
If the press really thinks Obama is Lincoln, they ought to treat him like they treated Bush, 'cause that's how they treated Lincoln. His critics compared Lincoln to an ape; they called him an illiterate baboon.
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