Race Quotes

History teaches us that when a barbarian race confronts a sleeping culture, the barbarian always wins.
Arnold J. Toynbee
William butler yeats, the celtic twilight, introduction - have not all races had their first unity from a...
The neurotic and the artist - Since both live out the unconscious of the race - Reveal to us what is going to emerge endemically in the society later on.
Rollo May
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Henry C. Rogers
Franois de salignac de la mothe fenelon - all wars are civil wars, because all men are...
If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
Sir Winston Churchill
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
Benjamin Disraeli
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort - He never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
Arnold Bennett
It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own - Goal scored by the human race against itself.
Anne
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Aeschylus
But any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood, and that is what happened to Jesus.
Henry Louis Mencken
Nothing surely is so disgraceful to society and to individuals as unmeaning wastefulness.
Count Benjamin Thompson Rumford
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.
Andrew Carnegie
There but for the grace of God goes God.
Sir Winston Churchill
I am not dying, not anymore than any of us are at any moment. We run, hopefully as fast as we can, and then everyone must stop. We can only choose how we handle the race.
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog comments, 06 - 11 - 04
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Cicero
The herd instinct seems to be the strongest human emotion, one that the race is constantly breeding off as the mavericks are liquidated. Happiness is running with the crowd.
John Train
There but for the grace of God go I.
John Bradford
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - A sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
William James
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
Blaise Pascal
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.
Henry G. Stott, 1907
If you have no confidence in yourself you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey
No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
Booker T. Washington
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Rich Cook
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
Jon Bentley
Those who would administer wisely must, indeed, be wise, for one of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.
Andrew Carnegie
If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: It seemed a good idea at the time.
Dame Rebecca West
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
Alexander Hamilton
Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you.
Proverbs 47 - 8
The human race may well become extinct before the end of the century.
Bertrand Russell, Playboy Interview - March 1963
What is grace? It is the inspiration from on high: it is love; it is liberty. Grace is the spirit of law. This discovery of the spirit of law belongs to Saint Paul; and what he calls grace from a heavenly point of view, we, from an earthly point, call rigtheousness.
Victor Hugo
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.
Ashley Dukes, The Man with a Load of Mischief (1924)