George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

BOTANIST

African-American scientist who became famous for his research into and promotion of alternative crops to cotton, such as peanuts, soybeans and sweet potatoes. The destruction of cotton crops by boll weevils inspired his scientific work, and he developed and promoted about 100 products made from peanuts that were useful for the house and farm, including cosmetics, dyes, paints, plastics, gasoline, and nitroglycerin. He was born into slavery and was kidnapped along with his mother and sister fro
  • When was
    George Washington Carver born?

    George Washington Carver was born on Tuesday, July 12, 1864

  • Where was
    George Washington Carver born?

    George Washington Carver was born in Diamond, MO

  • How old is
    George Washington Carver?

    George Washington Carver is 154


Best Quotes

  • How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all these.
  • How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
  • Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
  • When you can do the common things in life in a uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
  • Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
  • When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
  • One of the things that has helped me as much as any other, is not how long I am going to live, but how much I can do while living.
  • I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting system through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
  • I hold before you my hand with each finger standing erect and alone, and as long as they are held thus, not one of the tasks that the hand may preform can be accomplished. I cannot lift. I cannot grasp. I cannot hold. I cannot even make an intelligible sign until my fingers organize and work together. In this we should also learn a lesson.
  • I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which is God’s true storehouse and can never be exhausted. We can learn to synthesize material for every human need from things that grow.
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