George Washington Carver Quotes

Who was George Washington Carver?

George Washington Carver was an American agricultural scientist and inventor.

Born January 1, 1860
Died January 5, 1943
Aged 83 years old

Books by George Washington Carver

Best 13 Quotes by George Washington Carver

“Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people they give up their secrets also – if you love them enough.”

“Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.”

“Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. Keep your thoughts free from hate, and you need have no fear from those who hate you.”

“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.”

“It is simply service that measures success.”

“Neither look up to the rich nor down on the poor.”

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”

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“No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.”

“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.”

“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.”

“Start where you are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied.”

“There is no shortcut to achievement.”

“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.”

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“I have always believed that most large fortunes are made by men who tumbled into a lucky opportunity. Hard work and attention to business are necessary, but they rarely result in achieving a large fortune. Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich, he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary.”

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