Booker T. Washington was an African-American leader who is remembered for tirelessly working for the betterment of his people. From a little black boy, born as a slave, at a tobacco plantation, he went on to become the advisor of three American Presidents. Washington is also acclaimed as an author, orator and educator. The ‘Tuskegee University’ in Alabama stands as a living example to his accomplishments. His 1895 speech ‘Atlanta Compromise” made him a national figure. Since he predominantly trained blacks on vocational subjects to earn a living, people observed that he advocated the blacks as slaves to the whites. His sayings and thoughts will inspire you to leave behind the negative and chase the positive. His words and speeches, which are frequently quoted, will provide you food for thought. Though his journey was not easy, he accomplished it with sincere dedication, determination and hard work; his quotes motivate us to do the same!