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Books by and about Carl Rowan
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Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.
We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it, we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it. So the ;status quo has never been our god, and we ask no one else to bow down before it.
My advice to any diplomat who wants to have a good press is to have two or three kids and a dog.
Carl Rowan, "New Yorker"
The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.
Carl Rowan, In American Libraries
It is often easier to become outraged by injustice half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.