Howard Thurman Quotes

Who is Howard Thurman?

Howard Washington Thurman was an African-American author, philosopher and civil rights leader.

Born November 18, 1899
Died April 10, 1981

Best Quotes by Howard Thurman

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

“Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.”

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

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