Quotes by Booker T. Washington
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
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.
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. When I have read of labour troubles between employers and employees, I have often thought that many strikes and similar disturbances might be avoided if the employers would cultivate the habit of getting nearer to their employees, of consulting and advising with them, and letting them feel that the interest of the two are the same. --- from page 64 of his book, Up From Slavery