Race Quotes

The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.
Lord William Beveridge
Thich nhat hanh - the most precious gift we can offer others is our...

The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Samuel Johnson
Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived.
Bertrand Russell
Marcus garvey - if you have no confidence in self, you are twice...
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you - - Gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.
Tennessee Williams

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
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - Neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
Homer, The Odyssey
Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.
From The Last Goon Show of All
The true fanatic is a theocrat, someone who sees himself as acting on behalf of some super personal force the Race, the Party, History, the proletariat, the Poor, and so on. These absolve him from evil, hence he may safely do anything in their service.
Lord Billingsley
Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
Samuel Johnson
Grace under Pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
Steven Weinberg
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
Virtue and genuine graces in themselves speak what no words can utter.
William Shakespeare
The idea of an incarnation of God is absurd: why should the human race think itself so superior to bees, ants, and elephants as to be put in this unique relation to its maker? . . Christians are like a council of frogs in a marsh or a synod of worms on a dung - Hill croaking and squeaking for our sakes was the world created.
Julian the Apostate
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
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
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Ronald Reagan
What do you gain, Soviet Union, from this miserable policy Where is your decency Would it be a disgrace for you to give up this battle On suppression of freedom for Jews in the USSR.
Golda Mei
Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.
Eric Hoffe
The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i. e., it should begin with three and stop at nine.
Marcus Terentius Varro
Our loyalties must transend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation and this means we must develop a world perspective.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
There are times when one would like to end the whole human race, and finish the farce.
Mark Twain
What is Jordan that I should wash in it What is the preaching that I should attend on it, while I hear nothing but what I knew before What are these beggarly elements of water, bread, and wine Are not these the reasonings of a soul that forgets who appoints the means of grace.
William Gurnall
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.
Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea".
The law of liberty tends to abolish the reign of race over race, of faith over faith, of class over class. It is not the realization of a political ideal it is the discharge of a moral obligation.
John Dalberg
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.
Andrew Carnegie
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Homer, The Odyssey
We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
Lucius Accius
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)
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
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
Joseph Addison
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
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan Simpson
If you aspire to the highest place it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third.
Marcus Tullius Cicero