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Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.
There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who do not want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has 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 while trying to succeed.
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.
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.
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.
There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don't want the patient to get well.
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