The world riggings up to celebrate International Literacy Day on 8 September and the topic for 2016 is Reading The Past, Writing The Future. After Unesco authoritatively announced the day as International Literacy Day on 17 November 1965, groups all around the globe have been celebrating the day by holding different projects and occasions.

While this would be the 50th celebration of the noteworthy occasion, the essential target is to advance literacy, which thus would destroy social noxiousness. Individuals around the globe respect the day by contributing in different structures including composed words and artistic pieces. A two-day gathering will be held at Unesco headquarter in Paris to dispatch the Global Alliance for Literacy.

On the heels of the 2016 International Literacy Day, IBTimes UK has assembled some intense quotes to move and rouse the youthful and old to meet up in annihilating lack of education.

Here are the 11 great quotes from famous authors, poets and scriptwriters both from the past and present to celebrate the occasion and help promote the cause.

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