Carter G. Woodson Quotes

Top 32 wise famous quotes and sayings by Carter G. Woodson

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Carter G. Woodson quotes: One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation and denounced the abolitionists. One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation and denounced the abolitionists.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: They are anxious to have everything the white man has even if it is harmful. They are anxious to have everything the white man has even if it is harmful.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Why not exploit, enslave, or exterminate a class that everybody is taught to regard as inferior? Why not exploit, enslave, or exterminate a class that everybody is taught to regard as inferior?
Carter G. Woodson quotes: In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent. In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains. Truth comes to us from the past, then, like gold washed down from the mountains.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery. If Liberia has failed, then, it is no evidence of the failure of the Negro in government. It is merely evidence of the failure of slavery.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Some of the American whites, moreover, are just as far behind in this respect as are the Negroes who have had less opportunity to learn better. Some of the American whites, moreover, are just as far behind in this respect as are the Negroes who have had less opportunity to learn better.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: You must give your own story to the world. You must give your own story to the world.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: I am not afraid of being sued by white businessmen. In fact, I should welcome such a law suit. I am not afraid of being sued by white businessmen. In fact, I should welcome such a law suit.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: No man knows what he can do until he tries. No man knows what he can do until he tries.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: The oppressor has always indoctrinated the weak with his interpretation of the crimes of the strong. The oppressor has always indoctrinated the weak with his interpretation of the crimes of the strong.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they cannot do. At this moment, then, the Negroes must begin to do the very thing which they have been taught that they cannot do.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Even schools for Negroes, then, are places where they must be convinced of their inferiority. Even schools for Negroes, then, are places where they must be convinced of their inferiority.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Cooperation implies equality of the participants in the particular task at hand. Cooperation implies equality of the participants in the particular task at hand.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Let us banish fear. Let us banish fear.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money. In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice. What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but the history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history. Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.
Carter G. Woodson quotes: We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just. We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.