There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.
Booker T. Washington, African-American leader, educator and author who was from the last generation of black leaders born into slavery. From 1890 to 1915, he was a prominent leader in the African-American community. His autobiography, "Up From Slavery" (1901), became a bestseller. (1856-1915)