40 Inspirational W E B Du Bois Quotes For Success In Life

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was an American civil rights activist, sociologist, educator, historian, author, editor, and scholar. These motivational W E B Du Bois Quotes will reconstruct you if you implement them in real.

Best W E B Du Bois Quotes

  1. “Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  2. “There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  3. “Strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  4. “Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  5. “There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  6. “Nothing in the world is easier in the United States than to accuse a black man of crime.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  7. “Education must not simply teach work it must teach life.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  8. “We must complain. Yes, plain, blunt complaint, ceaseless agitation, unfailing exposure of dishonesty and wrong – this is the ancient, unerring way to liberty and we must follow it.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  9. “To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  10. “Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  11. “Ignorance is a cure for nothing.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

  12. “There may often be an excuse for doing things poorly in this world, but there is never any excuse for calling a poorly done thing, well done.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  13. “The power of the ballot we need in sheer defense, else what shall save us from a second slavery?” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  14. “Men must not only know, they must act.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  15. “No universal selfishness can bring social good to all.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  16. “I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  17. “There is but one coward on earth, and that is the coward that dare not know.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  18. “The worker must work for the glory of his handiwork, not simply for pay; the thinker must think for truth, not for fame.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  19. “The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

  20. “We shall never secure emancipation from the tyranny of the white oppressor until we have achieved it in our own souls.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  21. “Education is that whole system of human training within and without the schoolhouse walls, which molds and develops men.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  22. “Most men today cannot conceive of a freedom that does not involve somebody’s slavery.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  23. “There can be no perfect democracy curtailed by color, race, or poverty. But with all, we accomplish all, even peace.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  24. “The cause of war is preparation for war.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  25. “The future woman must have a life work and economic independence. She must have the right of motherhood at her own discretion.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  26. “Disfranchisement is the deliberate theft and robbery of the only protection of poor against rich and black against white.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  27. “Lord, make us mindful of the little things that grow and blossom in these days to make the world beautiful for us.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  28. “A man does not look behind the door unless he has stood there himself” – W. E. B. Du Bois

  29. “Would America have been America without her Negro people?” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  30. “It is the stars, it is the ancient stars, it is the young and everlasting stars!” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  31. “A classic is a book that doesn’t have to be written again.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  32. “If you want to feel humor too exquisite and subtle for translation, sit invisibly among a gang of Negro workers.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  33. “All art is propaganda…I do not care a damn, for any art that is not used for propaganda.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  34. “The world still wants to ask that a woman primarily be pretty and if she is not, the mob pouts and asks querulously, ‘What else are women for?” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  35. “The true college will ever have but one goal – not to earn meat, but to know the end and aim of that life which meat nourishes.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  36. “I sit with Shakespeare and he winces not.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

  37. “To the real question, How does it feel to be a problem? I answer seldom a word.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  38. “How shall Integrity face Oppression?” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  39. “Liberty trains for liberty.” – W. E. B. Du Bois
  40. “Thus, all Art is propaganda and ever must be.” – W. E. B. Du Bois

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