Booker T. Washington Quotes

Booker T. Washington Quotes

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than to be in bad company

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

I knew that, in a large degree, we were trying an experiment-that of testing whether or not it was possible for Negroes to build up and control the affairs of a large education institution. I knew that if we failed it wold injure the whole race.

In my contact with people, I find that, as a rule, it is only the little, narrow people who live for themselves, who never read good books, who do not travel, who never open up their souls in a way to permit them to come into contact with other souls – with the great outside world.

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 overcome while trying to succeed.

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.

Character is power.

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