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John Hope
(1868-1936) born on
Jun 02
US educator. He advocated advanced liberal-arts instruction for blacks at a time when the opposing views of Booker T. Washington for technical training held sway.
         
   
F
We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks. The time has come to harpoon a whale.

R
Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement.
A
If we are not striving for equality, in heaven's name for what are we living?
N
Rise, Brothers! Come let us possess this land. Never say: "Let well enough alone" . . . Be discontented. Be dissatisfied.
K
If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1900.
R: In "My Soul Looks Back, 'Less I Forget," by Dorothy Winbush Riley, 1995.
A: "The Story of John Hope," 1948.
N: "The Story of John Hope," 1948.
K: "The Story of John Hope," 1948.
   


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