Booker T. Washington Quotes


34 Booker T. Washington quotes:



"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed."
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"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."
"To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him."
"Character is power."
"Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work."
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."
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"Success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed."
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life... as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company."
"I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him."
"Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top."
"There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."
"Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him."
"Character, not circumstances, makes the man."
"I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."
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"We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers."
"We must reinforce argument with results."
"One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him."
"No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts."



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