A. G. Gaston Quotes

Arthur George Gaston (July 4, 1892 – January 19, 1996) was an American businessman who established a number of businesses in Birmingham, Alabama, and who played a significant role in the struggle to integrate Birmingham in 1963. In his lifetime, Gaston's companies were some of the most prominent African-American businesses in the American South

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A. G. Gaston


Money is no good unless it contributes something to the community, unless it builds a bridge to a better life. Any man can make money, but it takes a special kind of man to use it responsibly.

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Money has no color. If you can build a better mousetrap, it won't matter whether you're black or white. People will buy it.

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We can't fight and beg from those we fight at the same time.

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Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.

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