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Summary

Booker T. Washington was a famous Educator from USA, who lived between April 5, 1856 and November 15, 1915. He became 59 years old.

Biography

He was an American political leader, educator, speaker and author. He was the dominant figure in the African American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915. He represented the last generation of black leaders who were born in slavery and he was the spokesman for the blacks who had remained in the Southern states, and which had an uncertain coexistence with white sydstatsborgere. He was through his last 25 years in a position to lead the black community because of support from powerful whites, great support in black communities, his ability to raise education funds from both groups and his skillful adaptation to the social rules regarding racial segregation in his time.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Booker, under the main topic Power.

Related authors: Arna Bontemps

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booker_T._Washington

Famous quotes by Booker T. Washington (26)


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"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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"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else"
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"If you can't read, it's going to be hard to realize dreams"
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"I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him"
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"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 had to overcome while trying to succeed"
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"Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him"
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"Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way"
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"Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top"
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"Character, not circumstances, makes the man"
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"At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence"
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"Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company"
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"You can't hold a man down without staying down with him"
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"We must reinforce argument with results"
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"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"
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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"
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"To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him"
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"There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life"
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"Character is power"
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"There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up"
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"The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race"
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"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"
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"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"
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"One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him"
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"Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work"
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"No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem"
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"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"


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