How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

— George Washington Carver

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


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


Where there is no vision, there is no hope.

George Washington Carver quote Education is the key to unlock the golde

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


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.


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.


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


The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible.


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.


It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.


Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.


One of the things that has helped me as much as any other is not how long I am going to live, but how much I can do while living.


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.


About George Washington Carver

Quotes 77 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Scientist
Birthday October 16

Learn to do the common things uncommonly well.


Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!


Since new developments are the products of a creative mind, we must therefore stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.


Young people, I want to beg of you always keep your eyes open to what Mother Nature has to teach you. By so doing you will learn many valuable things every day of your life.


Believe. The promise of God are real. They are as real, as solid, yes infinitely more solid than this table which the materialist so thoroughly believes in. If you would only believe, O ye of little faith.


Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us, waiting to give us good on this earth.


I know of nothing more inspiring than that of making discoveries for ones self.


All my life I have risen regularly at four o'clock and have gone into the woods and talked to God. There He gives me my orders for the day.


There are two ways, one is right; the other is wrong. If your work is only about right, then it is wrong.


There is no short cut to acheivement.


There is no short cut to achievement.

Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.


I know that my Redeemer lives. Thank God I love humanity, complexion doesn't interest me one single a bit.


I went to the trash pile at Tuskegee Institute and started my laboratory with bottles, old fruit jars and any other thing I found I could use. ... [The early efforts were] worked out almost wholly on top of my flat topped writing desk and with teacups, glasses, bottles and reagents I made myself.


Nature is the greatest teacher and I learn from her best when others are asleep.

In the still dark hours before sunrise God tells me of the plans I am to fulfill.


I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this Earth to give us a breathing spell ... as we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which are God's true storehouse. We can learn to synthesize materials for every human need from things that grow.


All flowers talk to me and so do hundreds of little living things in the woods.

I learn what I know by watching and loving everything.


I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.


Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

At no other time have I so sharp an understanding of what God means to do with me as in these hours of dawn.


You can't tear up everything just to get the dollar out of it without suffering as result. It is a travesty to burn our woods and thereby burn up the fertilizer nature has provided for us. We must enrich our soil every year instead of merely depleting it. It is fundamental that nature will drive away those who commit sin against it.


The beating on the tail of the snake may stop his progress a little, but the more vital parts must be struck before his poisonous death-dealing venom will be wiped out.


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.


I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets . . .


When you can do the common things in life in a uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.


He who puts a product upon the market as it demands, controls that market, regardless of color. It is simply a survival of the fittest.


A life that stood out as a gospel of self-forgetting service.

He could have added fortune to fame but caring for neither he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world. The centre of his world was the south where he was born in slavery some 79 years ago and where he did his work as a creative scientist.


Let us rejoice at the many unexplored fields in which there is unlimited fame and fortune to the successful explorer . . .


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.


As I worked on projects which fulfilled a real human need forces were working through me which amazed me. I would often go to sleep with an apparently insoluble problem. When I woke the answer was there. Why, then, should we who believe in Christ be so surprised at what God can do with a willing man in a laboratory? Some things must be baffling to the critic who has never been born again.


Education, in the broadest of truest sense, will make an individual seek to help all people, regardless of race, regardless of color, regardless of condition.


We have become 99 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.


Education is understanding relationships.


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


My work is that of keeping every operation down (in size) so that the farmer and the man farthest down can get hold of it.


God cannot use you as He wishes until you come into the fullness of His Glory.

Do not get alarmed, my friend, when doubts creep in. That is old Satan. Pray, pray, pray.


Years ago I went into my laboratory and said, 'Dear Mr.

Creator, please tell me what the universe was made for?' The Great Creator answered, 'You want to know too much for that little mind of yours. Ask for something more your size, little man.'


If you love something enough, it will reveal itself to you.


There is a use for almost everything.