Knowledge is the prime need of the hour.
Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955)
Source: My Last Will and Testament, in Ebony, Aug 1955.
Contributed by: Zaady
From the first, I made my learning, what little it was, useful every way I could.
Source: Words of Women Quotations for Success, by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
Cease to be a drudge, seek to be an artist.
Source: Famous Black Quotations, ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995
The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
Source: A Centry of Progress of Negro Women, Chicago Women's Federation, June 30, 1935.
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.
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.
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