Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Booker T. Washington
Booker Washington
Booker T. Washington.
BornMay 5, 1856
Franklin County, Virginia
DiedNovember 14, 1915
New York, New York
American educator and activist. Best known for Up from Slavery (1901). Head of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tuskegee University).

The repository contains four quotes from Booker T. Washington.


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


The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do.


Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him and to let him know that you trust him.


No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.