Booker T. Washington

1856 - 1915

A Quote by Booker T. Washington

Let down your bucket where you are.

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on obstacles, overcoming, and success

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

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington

Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them.

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on soul and hatred

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

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on dignity, learning, poetry, and writing

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 (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on people

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

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on learning, life, obstacles, success, and trying

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 (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on character and power

Character is power.

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on life and reward

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 (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Booker T. Washington on excellence

Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.

Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

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