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Mary Mcleod Bethune Quotes

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

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

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

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

Knowledge is the prime need of the hour.

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

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

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.

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.

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