Booker T. Washington Quotes

34 Booker T. Washington quotes:

"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."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Success Quotes
"Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work."
"Character is power."
"There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life."
"The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts."
Author: Washington Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way."
"I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living."
"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."
"We must reinforce argument with results."
"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him."
"I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him."
"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."
"If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams."
"To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him."
"The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race."
"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."
"No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem."

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