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Famous Booker T. Washington Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Life:

Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.

I believe that any man’s life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.

On Success:

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.

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.

Success is not measured by the heights one attains, but by the obstacles one overcomes in its attainment.

Success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.