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Booker T. Washington Quotes: I have begun everything with the idea that I could succeed, and I never had much patience with the multitudes of people who are always ready to explain why one cannot succeed.
         

I have begun everything with the idea that I could succeed, and I never had much patience with the multitudes of people who are always ready to explain why one cannot succeed.


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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 had to 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 had to overcome while trying to succeed.



There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.



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

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



Success waits patiently for anyone who has the determination and strength to seize it.

Success waits patiently for anyone who has the determination and strength to seize it.



I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.

I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.



If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.



The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.

The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who do the least.



Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you've over come

Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you've over come



Political activity alone cannot make a man free. Back of the ballot, he must have property, industry, skill, economy, intelligence, and character.

Political activity alone cannot make a man free. Back of the ballot, he must have property, industry, skill, economy, intelligence, and character.



We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.

We all should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.





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