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It is no longer appropriate for me as an American to sit by and expect my government to get it done.
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— LeVar Burton
This wired generation is kind of cool.
— LeVar Burton
We want a book to be a book. We'll have all the interactive bells and whistles but our intent is to engage young people in reading, not to show them a movie.
tags: people young movie reading book
— LeVar Burton
It's not about division. It's not about politics. My concern is how do we come together?
tags: politics
— LeVar Burton
Because storytelling, and visual storytelling, was put in the hands of everybody, and we have all now become storytellers.
tags: storytelling
— LeVar Burton
Yeah. I do. I think that we have to continue to expand the areas in which we want our kids to be literate. And social media's going to be a part of their lives. And why not? Why not give them a sense of what the rules of the road are?
tags: live rules kids
— LeVar Burton
I'm a firm believer and always have been that there aren't all that many things that you should not express to children in an age-appropriate manner, and as a parent, that is your job - to be discerning as to whether or not your child can handle the information, provided you have the ability to express yourself in that age-appropriate way.
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— LeVar Burton
You can break down anything for a child, and you have to know what your child is ready for and what your child is not.
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— LeVar Burton
All literature is political.
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— LeVar Burton
I've always been interested in gadgets and technology and I've always been a reader.
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— LeVar Burton
It's definitely true that there are a lot of the devices we used on 'Star Trek,' that came out the imagination of the writers, and the creators that are actually in the world today.
tags: world star true imagination
— LeVar Burton
I feel like I have been able to notice throughout the incremental march of history during the course of my own lifetime patterns emerging, and there's a sort of a rubber band effect that happens where social growth and change is concerned.
tags: growth
— LeVar Burton
And it's here and it's ready and we can really revolutionize the way we educate our children with tablet computers, and I'm committed to doing whatever I can to speaking to whomever I can to send this signal - to pound this message home. Now is the time.
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— LeVar Burton
If we marry educational technology with quality, enriching content, that's a circle of win.
tags: educational technology marry quality
— LeVar Burton
I genuinely believe we have an opportunity to revolutionize how we educate our children.
tags: children believe child opportunities
— LeVar Burton
I've always been the sort of guy who's happiest doing more than one thing at a time.
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— LeVar Burton
After many years of training myself, strong emotions are now a trigger for me to look at something. I think that all emotions are triggers for us to grow in our level of consciousness.
tags: emotion strong year
— LeVar Burton
The unvarnished truth is that we have spent the last decade funding the machinery of war, and our children have been sacrificed.
tags: children truth child war
— LeVar Burton
Maturity is a series of shattered illusions.
tags: illusion maturity
— LeVar Burton
Kids are sponges. They will emulate what they see and what they're exposed to.
tags: kids
— LeVar Burton
Reading a hard copy book, and reading a book on an iPad are slightly different experiences. What they both have in common though is that you must engage your imagination in the process.
tags: experience process reading book imagination
— LeVar Burton
Libraries do one thing that no other institution does and that's provide access to all.
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— LeVar Burton
In a society that functions optimally, those who can should naturally want to provide for those who can't. That's how it's designed to work. I truly believe we're here to take care of one another.
tags: work society believe care
— LeVar Burton
I want to live in an America where we are able to marshal all the resources we have at our disposal and that we - people like me, and companies like Apple and Intel and others - can make it our business to put a tablet computer in the hands of every single kid in America. Every single kid.
tags: people live america business kids computer company
— LeVar Burton
For me, literacy means freedom. For the individual and for society.
tags: society freedom
— LeVar Burton
I get most of my news updates from electronic and social media.
tags: media
— LeVar Burton
I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has really not just sparked an interest, but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.
tags: people star facts
— LeVar Burton
With the technology of tablet computers, if we bring the right content to them and distribute them ubiquitously throughout the land, we can do something about America being ranked 29th in the world in terms of our level of education.
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— LeVar Burton
As long as we are engaged in storytelling that moves the culture forward, it doesn't matter what format it is.
tags: culture storytelling
— LeVar Burton
I fly my geek flag proudly. Absolutely.
— LeVar Burton
I think reading is part of the birthright of the human being
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— LeVar Burton
There would be no Star Trek unless there were transporter malfunctions.
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— LeVar Burton
I have always been a fan of 'Star Trek.' I love Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future.
tags: future star vision
— LeVar Burton
I'm excited to see how current and future technologies revolutionize the way we learn.
tags: future learn technology
— LeVar Burton
We can't afford to sacrifice another generation of American children to bureaucratic politics. We've got to get it done. The future, the health, the life - our nation depends on it and it's just foolish to think or act otherwise.
tags: children health future sacrifice child politics american
— LeVar Burton
We had to figure out how to produce books in a cost-effective way.
tags: book
— LeVar Burton
We have an amazing advantage right now in that we have developed technology that is so sexy, so engaging for kids.
tags: right sexy technology kids advantage
— LeVar Burton
For me, a good children's book is a good children's book is a good children's book.
tags: book
— LeVar Burton
That's not a role you prepare for. There's no preparation. You don't have time to prepare for the reading of an audiobook. You do the reading of an audiobook in basically two days' time - an unabridged version, maybe three days.
tags: time reading
— LeVar Burton
Jim Carrey can do anything he wants, right? There are guys like that. I'm not one of those guys, so my career has been cobbled together with what the universe has put in front of me.
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— LeVar Burton
levar burton
Birth    : February 16, 1957
Occupation  : Actor