What are the TOP 10 quotes by Booker T. Washington?

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

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.

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

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

There are two ways of exerting one's strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

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

Character, not circumstances, makes the man.

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

Character is power.

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


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