Booker T. Washington — American Educator born on April 05, 1856, died on November 15, 1915

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community... (wikipedia)

Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
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.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.

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