One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) American educator, writer
Speech, Republican Club, New York City (12 Feb 1909)
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Sometimes paraphrased, "You can't hold a man down without staying down with him."
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 20-Jan-22
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