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Creative Quotations from . . .
John H. Johnson
(1918-2005) born on
Jan 19
US publisher. He was the first black American to attain major success in American book and magazine book publishing, "Ebony" and "Jet" magazines.
         
   
F
My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.

R
All have disappointments, all have times when it isn't worthwhile.
A
To succeed, one must be creative and persistent.
N
Failure is a word that I simply don't accept.
K
It's better to get smart than to get mad. I try not to get so insulted that I will not take advantage of an opportunity to persuade people to change their minds.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Interview," "Crisis," Jan 1987.
R: In "Interview," "Crisis," Jan 1987.
A: In "Interview," "Crisis," Jan 1987.
N: In "USA Today," 16 Apr 1986.
K: In "USA Today," 16 Apr 1986.
   


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