Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top. Booker T.
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. They must be felt with the heart.
Obstacles are the cost of greatness. Robin Sharma Click to tweet. Ayn Rand Click to tweet.
Without labor nothing prospers. Sophocles Click to tweet. Nike Click to tweet. The world belongs to the energetic.
Practice is often described as the willingness to simply be with our life as it is. But this is a difficult concept to get: that practice is not about having a particular state of mind, such as calmness. Nor is it about being completely free of anxiety.
Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here are of the best positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and make you feel happy. There are some classics in the list, and many you probably haven't heard before.
One of the first African American speeches ever recorded in sound was one of great significance: Booker T. The fact that a black man was invited to speak to this all-white Southern audience was itself a historic event. Washington's words sparked a fundamental debate over race relations that burned for decades to follow: should black people concentrate on a gradual accumulation of skills and economic security or demand the full and immediate rights simply due them as American citizens?
Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. No enterprise seeking the material, civil, or moral welfare of this section can disregard this element of our population and reach the highest success. I but convey to you, Mr. President and Directors, the sentiment of the masses of my race when I say that in no way have the value and manhood of the American Negro been more fittingly and generously recognized than by the managers of this magnificent Exposition at every stage of its progress.