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Mary Church Terrell Quotes: While most girls run away from home to marry, I ran away to teach.
         

While most girls run away from home to marry, I ran away to teach.


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And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long.

And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long.



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It is only through the home that a people can become really good and truly great.

It is only through the home that a people can become really good and truly great.



As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay my head

As a colored woman I might enter Washington any night, stranger in a strange land, and walk miles without finding a place to lay my head



To the lack of incentive to effort, which is the awful shadow under which we live, may be traced the wreck and ruin of scores of colored youth.

To the lack of incentive to effort, which is the awful shadow under which we live, may be traced the wreck and ruin of scores of colored youth.



Lifting as they climb onward and upward they go struggling and striving and hoping that the buds and blossoms of their desires may burst into glorious fruition ere long.

Lifting as they climb onward and upward they go struggling and striving and hoping that the buds and blossoms of their desires may burst into glorious fruition ere long.



To the lack of incentive to effort which is the awful shadow under which we live may be traced the wreck and ruin of scores of colored youth.

To the lack of incentive to effort which is the awful shadow under which we live may be traced the wreck and ruin of scores of colored youth.





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