How World Book Day is important, its Significance and Quotes

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World Book Day is widely known every year worldwide to promote reading, publishing, and copyright awareness. It’s organized by UNESCO.

Here is more information about world book Day and why is it acclaimed along with particulars about world book Day’s historical past and significance.

Each year, United Nations Scientific, Educational, and Cultural firm UNESCO observe World book Day to shed light on the value of reading. This day, UNESCO encourages every individual to inculcate the habits of reading.

UNESCO believes that “books have proved to be effective tools to combat isolation, give a boost to ties amid people, and extend our horizons, while stimulating our minds & creativity”

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The history behind World Book Day

Every year, world book Day is followed and celebrated on April twenty-third.  UNESCO decided to celebrate World book day on this date to mark the birth and death anniversaries of many well-known authors. for instance, April 23rd occurs to be the death anniversary of William Shakespeare.

Spanish author Vicente Clavel Andres had at the beginning thought of celebrating World book day on October seventh in honour of Spanish creator Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Vecente had even concept that either his birth anniversary or his death anniversary, which is on April 23rd, may be identified as world book Day. In, UNESCO decided to select April twenty third because it is also the death anniversary of Willian Shakespeare and a Garcilaso de la Vega.

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Here are some world book and copyright Day quotes that you can send to your friends and family and need them on world book day or World Book and Copyright Day.

“I actually have all the time imagined that Paradise should be a kind of library.” – Jorge Luis Borges

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller

“A word after a word after a word is power.” – Margaret Atwood

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” .- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.” – Maya Angelou

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.” – Kate DiCamillo

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

“Books are mirrors: You only see in them what you already have inside you.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Think before you speak. Read before you think. – Fran Lebowitz

“Some books leave us free and some books make us free.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” – J.K. Rowling

“Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world.” – Jeanette Winterson

“We tell ourselves stories in order to live.” – Joan Didion

We read to know we are not alone. – C.S. Lewis

“Read a lot. Expect something big, something exalting or deepening from a book. No book is worth reading that isn’t worth re-reading.” – Susan Sontag

“A story can always break into pieces while it sits inside a book on a shelf; and, decades after we have read it even twenty times, it can open us up, by cut or caress, to a new truth.” – Andre Dubus

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

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” – Rene Descartes

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” – Jhumpa Lahiri

“I love the way that each book — any book — is its own journey. You open it, and off you go…” – Sharon Creech

“Reading is an exercise in empathy; an exercise in walking in someone else’s shoes for a while.” – Malorie Blackman

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