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"You can't hold a man down without staying down with him." Booker T. Washington
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Booker T. Washington

"Success is not to be measured by the position that one has reached in life, but the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." Booker T. Washington
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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
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"Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company." Booker T. Washington
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"Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work." Booker T. Washington
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"We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers." Booker T. Washington
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"I let no man drag me down so low as to make me hate him." Booker T. Washington
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"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." Booker T. Washington
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"Character, not circumstances, make the man." Booker T. Washington
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"Character, not circumstances, makes the man." Booker T. Washington
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"Character is power." Booker T. Washington
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Character   

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"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." Booker T. Washington
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"There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life." Booker T. Washington
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"One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him." Booker T. Washington
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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
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"Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top." Booker T. Washington
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"No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem." Booker T. Washington
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"Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon." Booker T. Washington
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"We must reinforce argument with results." Booker T. Washington
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"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
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"I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him." Booker T. Washington
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