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.

A. G. Gaston


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.

A. G. Gaston


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

A. G. Gaston


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

A. G. Gaston