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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.

Booker T. Washington

Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an 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. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. 

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There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down the other is pulling up.
There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high simple and useful life.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Character not circumstances makes the man.

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