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Madam C. J. Walker Quotes: I want the great masses of my people to take a greater pride in their personal appearance and to give their hair proper attention.
         

I want the great masses of my people to take a greater pride in their personal appearance and to give their hair proper attention.


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If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.



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I want you to understand that your first duty is to humanity. I want others to look at us and see that we care not just about ourselves but about others.



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I got my start by giving myself a start.



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I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.



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America doesn't respect anything but money. What our people need is a few millionaires.



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I am not ashamed of my past. I am not ashamed of my humble beginning.




One night I had a dream, and in that dream a big black man appeared to me and told me what to mix up for my hair. I made up my mind I would begin to sell it.

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