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Booker T. Washington
(1856-1915) born on
Apr 05
US educator, social reformer. He established Tuskegee Institute, 1881 and wrote his autobiography "Up From Slavery," 1901.
         
   
F
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.

R
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
A
The individual who can do something that the world wants done will, in the end, make his way regardless of his race.
N
We must reinforce argument with results.
K
Wherever our life touches yours, we help or hinder . . . wherever your life touches ours, you make us stronger or weaker. . . . There is no escape -- man drags man down, or man lifts man up.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
R: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
A: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
N: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
K: In "Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World," by Edythe Draper, 1992.
   


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