Booker T Washington Quote Analysis

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Darne Duckett English 10/3 Fitzgerald 2014 September 25 ORB project Voice Quote 1: Hate is a hard feeling to overcome, and hate can take us to a point where we are not even ourselves anymore. “I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him”. Booker T. Washington was truly expressing voice and how he feels through this quote. His voice speaks to me saying that any person, cannot complete any actions to make him hate them. If he lets himself get out of control so much that he hates someone, then his inner self and soul breaks down or degrades. This means that overall everyone’s opinion does matter and mean a lot, but how you approach it is what matters most. Quote 2: Success is not really success if you haven’t succeeded past any obstacles to get to that sussessful life. “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 overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T. Washington was telling his readers how he felt through the voice of this quote. This says to me a lot to myself and teach me a lesson. This quote is telling me that success is not just some smooth…show more content…
Quote 3: People who are always mad, sad, or disappointed, are always the ones who are not going to help others prosper. “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” The Author wanted readers to hear him not literally hear him, but to hear him in his context. I heard him saying that doing for others makes you feel better of yourself and who you are as a person. Helping people is what life is for so that’s what he wants readers to

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