10 Total Quotes

Mary Bethune Quotes

Mary Bethune
If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibilityourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything . . . that smacks of discrimination or slander.
Mary Bethune
#Discrimination

Mary Bethune
There is a place in God's sun for the youth 'farthest down' who has the vision, the determination, and the courage to reach it.
Mary Bethune
#Determination

Mary Bethune
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.
Mary Bethune
#Glory

Mary Bethune
The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.
Mary Bethune
#Educational

Mary Bethune
Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
Mary Bethune
#Soul

Mary Bethune
From the first, I made my learning, what little it was, useful every way I could.
Mary Bethune
#Learning

Mary Bethune
If we have the courage and tenacity of our forebears, who stood firmly like a rock against the lash of slavery, we shall find a way to do for our day what they did for theirs.
Mary Bethune
#Courage

Mary Bethune
Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
Mary Bethune
#Faith

Mary Bethune
Next to God we are indebted/ to women, first for life itself,/ and then for making it/ worth living.
Mary Bethune
#God

Mary Bethune
If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility<br/>ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything . . . that smacks of discrimination or slander.
Mary Bethune
#Discrimination