Booker T. Washington Quotes.
Lay hold of something that will help you, and then use it to help somebody else.
The highest test of the civilization of any race is in its willingness to extend a helping hand to the less fortunate.
You may fill your heads with knowledge or skillfully train your hands, but unless it is based upon high, upright character, upon a true heart, it will amount to nothing. You will be no better than the most ignorant.
Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you’ve over come
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
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.
To hold a man down, you have to stay down with him.
Character is power.
The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.
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.
Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.