More From W. E. B. Du Bois
- "An American, a Negro… two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder."
- "Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. (W.E.B DuBois)"
- "A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills."
More In Women
- "Women are considered deep – why? Because one can never discover any bottom to them. Women are not even shallow."― Friedrich Nietzsche
- "Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk."― Elizabeth Bowen
- "Women’s virtue is frequently nothing but a regard to their own quiet and a tenderness for their reputation."― Francois de La Rochefoucauld