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Brief author info: Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) American educator and writer.
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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.
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.
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Let no man pull you so low as to make you hate him.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Do the common thing in an uncommon way.
By habits of thrift and economy, by way of the industrial school and college, we are coming up. We are crawling up, working up, yea, bursting up-often through oppression, unjust discrimination and prejudice-but through them all we are coming up, and with proper habits, intelligence, and property, there is no power on earth than can permanently stay our progress.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
The last I heard of the young man in question, he was trying to eke out a miserable existence as a book agent while he was looking about for a position somewhere with the Government as a janitor or for some other equally humble occupation.
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