Booker Taliaferro Washington quotes

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Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, ...
You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.
No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
There were two unpleasant surprises [about Washington]. One was the inertia of Congress, the length of time it takes to get a comp ...
There are always those who are willing to surrender local self-government and turn over their affairs to some national authority i ...
... by and large, wife-changing and high office are not compatible. This inequity accounts for the many dull women in Washington a ...
Washington will ever be a city for extracurricular romance and undercover trysts, partly because of the high moral standards deman ...
President Kennedy had a wholesome, widely discussed, and largely deserved reputation for his interest in women.... But no Presiden ...
For the people in government, rather than the people who pester it, Washington is an early-rising, hard-working city. It is a popu ...
... anything so delightful as Washington I have never seen elsewhere. There were a mingled simplicity and grandeur, a mingled stat ...
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