Booker T. Washington Quotes.
The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race.
Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
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.
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.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you’ve over come
Great men cultivate love…only little men cherish a spirit of hatred
Lay hold of something that will help you, and then use it to help somebody else.
Holding a grudge does not hurt the person against whom the grudge is held, it hurts the one who holds it.
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Think about it: we went into slavery pagans; we came out Christians. We went into slavery pieces of property; we came out American citizens. We went into slavery with chains clanking about our wrists; we came out with the American ballot in our hands.
The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.
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