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George Washington Carver quotes

1864-1943, American educator, inventor and scientist

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
George Washington Carver

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the
aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong, because
sometime in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can
learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
George Washington Carver

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the
attention of the world.
George Washington Carver

When our thoughts, which bring actions, are filled with hate against anyone, Negro or white,
we are in a living hell. That is as real as hell will ever be.
George Washington Carver

Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
George Washington Carver

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver

No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving something
behind.
George Washington Carver

We have become ninety-nine percent money mad. The method of living at home modestly
and within our income, laying a little by systematically for the proverbial rainy day which is
due to come, can almost be listed among the lost arts.
George Washington Carver

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
George Washington Carver

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the
hater.
George Washington Carver

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us
every hour, if we will only tune in.
George Washington Carver