Booker T. Washington Quotes.
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
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.
We do not want the men of another color for our brothers-in-law, but we do want them for our brothers.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
The highest test of the civilization of any race is in its willingness to extend a helping hand to the less fortunate.
At the bottom of education, at the bottom of politics, even at the bottom of religion, there must be for our race economic independence.
The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.
Great men cultivate love…only little men cherish a spirit of hatred
Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.