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Madam C.J. Walker
“I had to make my own living and my own opportunity ... Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come; you have to get up and make them.”
“There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.”
Madam C.J. Walker, U.S. entrepreneur, philanthropist, social activist
(1867 - 1919)
Real name: Sarah Breedlove.