45 Total Quotes

Booker+T. Washington Quotes

Booker T. Washington
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
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#American Educator #Company

Booker T. Washington
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.
Booker T. Washington
#Encouragement

Booker T. Washington
Character, not circumstances, make the man.
Booker T. Washington
#Character

Booker T. Washington
We must reinforce argument with results.
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#American Educator #Argument

Booker T. Washington
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
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#American Educator #Hard Work

Booker T. Washington
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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#Prejudice

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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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#Influence

Booker T. Washington
Character, not circumstances, makes the man.
Booker T. Washington
#Character

Booker T. Washington
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
Booker T. Washington
#American Educator

Booker T. Washington
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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#Pride

Booker T. Washington
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
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#Excellence

Booker T. Washington
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.
Booker T. Washington
#Ability

Booker T. Washington
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
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#American Educator

Booker T. Washington
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
Booker T. Washington
#Service

Booker T. Washington
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Booker T. Washington
#American Educator

Booker T. Washington
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
Booker T. Washington
#American Educator

Booker T. Washington
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
#Rewards

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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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#Strength

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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.
Booker T. Washington
#American Educator

Booker T. Washington
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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#Language