21 George Washington Carver Quotes

  • "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."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: God


  • "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."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Prayer


  • "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
    Topics: Compassion, Life, Youth


  • "No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving something behind."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Achievement


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

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Laziness, Failure


  • "There is literally nothing that I ever asked to do, that I asked the blessed Creator to help me to do, that I have not been able to accomplish."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Prayer, Achievement


  • "When I was young, I said to God, "God, tell me the mystery of the universe." But God answered, "That knowledge is reserved for me alone." So I said, "God, tell me the mystery of the peanut." Then God said, "Well George, that's more nearly your size." And he told me."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Life, Humorous, Youth


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

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Encouragement, Achievement


  • "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."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: God


  • "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."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Hatred


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

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Fear, Hatred


  • "If you love it enough, anything will talk with you."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Love


  • "There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Achievement


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

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Beauty, Nature


  • "Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Achievement



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