Booker T. Washington Quotes

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

Booker T. Washington

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.

Booker T. Washington

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.

Booker T. Washington

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

Booker T. Washington

You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.

Booker T. Washington

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

Booker T. Washington

Success is not measured by the heights one attains, but by the obstacles one overcomes in its attainment.

Booker T. Washington

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.

Booker T. Washington

No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.

Booker T. Washington

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.

Booker T. Washington

No man who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives is left long without proper reward.

Booker T. Washington

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

Booker T. Washington

I have learned that 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.

Booker T. Washington

No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.

Booker T. Washington

We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

Booker T. Washington
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