Benjamin Banneker Quotes And Sayings

Last Updated on July 28, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

Benjamin Banneker was an African-American author, mathematician, landowner, and farmer. He never married and he had no children. Benjamin didn’t have any privilege to study or educate himself. His knowledge was mostly self-taught. Benjamin has a great interest in astronomy. His efficiency in astronomy helped him to author a commercially successful series of almanacs. He correlated with Thomas Jefferson on the discussion of civil rights and ethnic equality. The day after his funeral all of his work, writings, and acknowledgements were caught fire and destroyed almost everything. Thats why we dont know much about him. Here you will find the best sayings by Benjamin Banneker. These Benjamin Banneker quotes and sayings are impressing and loveable. Hope you’ll also love it. 

“Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners” – Benjamin Banneker

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“I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe” – Benjamin Banneker

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“Standing at my door, I heard the discharge of a gun, and in four or five seconds of time, after the discharge, the small shot came rattling about me, one or two of which struck the house; which plainly demonstrates that the velocity of sound is greater than that of a cannon bullet” – Benjamin Banneker

“Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair makes us lose courage at the sight of difficulties” – Benjamin Banneker

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“The colour of the skin is in no way connected with the strength of the mind or intellectual powers” – Benjamin Banneker

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“I have no influence on the rising generation. All my arguments have failed to induce them to set bounds to their wants” – Benjamin Banneker

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“Were there no uniforms, there would probably be no armies” – Benjamin Banneker

“Never abandon your vision. Keep reaching to further your dreams” – Benjamin Banneker

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“It is the indispensable duty of those, who maintain for themselves the rights of human nature, and who possess the obligations of Christianity, to extend their power and influence to the relief of every part of the human race from whatever burden or oppression they may unjustly labour under” – Benjamin Banneker

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