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Feb 24, 2013

George Washington Carver was born into slavery in Missouri around 1864. After emancipation, he became a scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. He gained fame for his research into soybeans, sweet potatoes, and especially peanuts.

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

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

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

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


Further reading:  How to Find Your Life Purpose

How to Cope With Life

Is Hope Futile?

George Washington Carver Quotes

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Quotes about Failures

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