things that tormented me…

By |2018-02-21T14:56:50+00:00March 15th, 2016|Emotions, Reading, Reality|

“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 [...]

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dialog with oneself…

By |2018-08-08T10:23:25+00:00December 31st, 2015|Children, Education, Reading|

“Reading is a dialog with oneself; it is self-reflection, which cultivates profound humanity. Reading is therefore essential to our development. It expands and enriches the personality like a seed that germinates after a long time and sends forth many blossom-laden branches. People who can say of a book, ‘this changed my life’ truly understand the [...]

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the road to human progress

By |2017-06-07T11:43:44+00:00December 31st, 2015|Education, Life, Reading, World Citizen|

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a platform for democratization, and a vehicle for the promotion of cultural [...]

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medo de perdê-lo

By |2017-07-03T04:19:01+00:00September 20th, 2015|Global Citizen, Quotes, Reading|

“Já escondi um amor com medo de perdê-lo, já perdi um amor por escondê-lo. Já segurei nas mãos de alguém por medo, já tive tanto medo, ao ponto de nem sentir minhas mãos. Já expulsei pessoas que amava de minha vida, já me arrependi por isso. Já passei noites chorando até pegar no sono, já [...]

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