Mary McLeod Bethune - Quotes

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We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.

We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.

The whole world opened to me when I learned to read. ---->>>

The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood. ---->>>

Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough. ---->>>

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.

The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.

Cease to be a drudge, seek to be an artist. ---->>>

Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race. ---->>>

I never stop to plan. I take things step by step. ---->>>

Knowledge is the prime need of the hour. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 10, 1875
Birthplace: Mayesville, South Carolina, U.S.
Die: 05-18, 1955
Occupation: Educator
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Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod; July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian and civil rights activist best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. She attracted donations of time and money, and developed the academic school as a college (wikipedia)