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A collection of quotes by George Washington Carver on farmers, agriculture, crops, peanuts, food, botany, love, perseverance, gardening and sustainability.

19 Notable Quotes By George Washington Carver, The Father Of Chemurgy

Famous As: Scientist & Inventor
Born On: January 1, 1864
Died On: January 5, 1943
Born In: Diamond, Missouri, U.S.
Founder / Co Founder: Carver Penol Company, The Carver Products Company Carvoline Company
Died At Age: 79
George Washington Carver was a renowned scientist and botanist known to have discovered more than 105 food recipes using peanuts. He is usually called as a ‘Father of Chemurgy’ and is counted among the ‘100 Great African-Americans’. After completing his studies from a local Agricultural College he researched on Pathology and Mycology which made him popular as a botanist. He went on to head the Agricultural Department at the ‘Tuskegee Institute’ and invented alternative crops for farmers. He further introduced the concept of crop rotation and even stressed on teaching these techniques to the farmers. He started his most notable research of peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes. Within a year he came up with various new techniques of growing them which were published in his bulletin titled ‘How to Grow the Peanut and 105 Ways of Preparing it for Human Consumption'. These techniques increased the productivity of peanuts and even made him globally famous. He wrote articles on the use of peanuts for various bulletins and a column titled ‘Professor Carver's Advice’. His significant contributions as a botanist have been honored with various awards including ‘Roosevelt Medal’ for 'Outstanding Contribution to Southern Agriculture'. Read on a compilation of famous quotations and thoughts by him which have been extracted from his writings, books, bulletins, articles and work. Go through the quotes and sayings by George Washington Carver that will enhance your knowledge about farming and agriculture.
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When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world

George Washington Carver

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.

George Washington Carver

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

George Washington Carver

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

George Washington Carver

There is no short cut to acheivement.

George Washington Carver

Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.

George Washington Carver

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.

George Washington Carver

Live at home

George Washington Carver

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

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 . . .

George Washington Carver

Start where you are, with what you have. Make something of it and never be satisfied.

George Washington Carver

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. Keep your thoughts free from hate, and you need have no fear from those who hate you.

George Washington Carver

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

George Washington Carver

It is simply service that measures success.

George Washington Carver

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

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

99% of failures comes from those who have a habit of making up excuses.

George Washington Carver

When you do the common things in an uncommon way, you'll command the attention of the world.

George Washington Carver

When you do common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

George Washington Carver