Booker T. Washington
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.
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.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
I believe that 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, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.
There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
Success isn't measured by the position you reach in life: it's measured by the obstacles you overcome.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.