Quotes by LeVar Burton

All literature is political.
- LeVar Burton
This wired generation is kind of cool.
- LeVar Burton
I fly my geek flag proudly. Absolutely.
- LeVar Burton
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I get most of my news updates from electronic and social media.
- LeVar Burton
We had to figure out how to produce books in a cost-effective way.
- LeVar Burton
There would be no Star Trek unless there were transporter malfunctions.
- LeVar Burton
I genuinely believe we have an opportunity to revolutionize how we educate our children.
- LeVar Burton
I'm excited to see how current and future technologies revolutionize the way we learn.
- LeVar Burton
I've always been interested in gadgets and technology and I've always been a reader.
- LeVar Burton
If we marry educational technology with quality, enriching content, that's a circle of win.
- LeVar Burton
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It's not about division. It's not about politics. My concern is how do we come together?
- LeVar Burton
It is no longer appropriate for me as an American to sit by and expect my government to get it done.
- LeVar Burton
I have always been a fan of 'Star Trek.' I love Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future.
- LeVar Burton
We have an amazing advantage right now in that we have developed technology that is so sexy, so engaging for kids.
- LeVar Burton
As long as we are engaged in storytelling that moves the culture forward, it doesn't matter what format it is.
- LeVar Burton
Because storytelling, and visual storytelling, was put in the hands of everybody, and we have all now become storytellers.
- LeVar Burton
The unvarnished truth is that we have spent the last decade funding the machinery of war, and our children have been sacrificed.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- 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.
- LeVar Burton

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