Quotes by Carter G. Woodson

Carter Godwin Woodson was an American historian, author, journalist, and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He was one of the first scholars to study African-American history.

The best Quotes and Sayings

When you control a man's thinking you do not have to worry about his actions.

- Carter G. Woodson

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.

- Carter G. Woodson

In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.

- Carter G. WoodsonTalent

The thought of' the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.

- Carter G. Woodson

If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.

- Carter G. Woodson