Race Quotes

There but for the grace of God goes God.
Sir Winston Churchill
William blake 1803 - o why was i born with a different face? why was i...

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Josh Billings
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
Katherine anne porte - defeat in this world is no disgrace if you fought...
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Henry C. Rogers

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
Pinda
Have not all races had their first unity from a mythology that marries them to rock and hill?
William Butler Yeats, The Celtic Twilight, Introduction
The haves and have nots can be traced back to the dids and did nots.
Anthony Klco
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Don Marquis
Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards.
Homer, The Odyssey
And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth.
Native American Praye
If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, April 2003
Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.
From The Last Goon Show of All
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
May it not be that, just as we have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things To yield with a grace to reason And bow and accept at the end Of a love or a season.
Robert Frost
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
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
Richard Burton
But pain... seems to me an insufficient reason not to embrace life. Being dead is quite painless. Pain, like time, is going to come on regardless. Question is, what glorious moments can you win from life in addition to the pain?
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Homer, The Odyssey
There but for the grace of God go I.
John Bradford
The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
Dio Lewis
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
Unknown
That is the saving grace of humor, if you fail no one is laughing at you.
A. Whitney Brown
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
Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived.
Bertrand Russell
The true law of the race is progress and development. Whatever civilization pauses in the march of conquest, it is overthrown by the barbarian.
Simms
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
In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God.
James Agee
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it.... This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
Clarence Jordan
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
John Dryden
Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
Karl Barth
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
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.
Thomason
The human race may well become extinct before the end of the century.
Bertrand Russell, Playboy Interview - March 1963
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
Jon Bentley
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