Race Quotes

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)
Homer, the odyssey - we are quick to flare up, we races of men on the...

When Jesus Christ utters a word, He opens His mouth so wide that it embraces all Heaven and earth, even though that word be but in a whisper.
Martin Luthe
I love cats. I love their grace and their elegance. I love their independence and their arrogance, and the way they lie and look at you, summing you up, surely to your detriment, with that unnerving, unwinking, appraising stare.
Joyce Strange
Ernest hemingway - grace under pressure....
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats.
George Orwell

It is no disgrace to be poor, but it might as well be.
Jim Grue
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
It may not be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - But that is the way to bet.
Damon Runyon
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
O why was I born with a different face? Why was I not born like rest of my race?
William Blake 1803
Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
Donald O. Rickte
If we were to wake up some morning and find that everyone was the same race, creed and color, we would find some other cause for prejudice by noon.
George Aiken
Do not despair of life. Think of the fox, prowling in a winter night to satisfy his hunger. His race survives I do not believe any of them ever committed suicide.
Henry David Thoreau
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
One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.
Andrew Carnegie
Any man who afflicts the human race with ideas must be prepared to see them misunderstood.
H. L. Mencken
The remarkable thing we have is a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We cannot change our past... We cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
Charles R. Swindoll
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup.
Boris Pasternak
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
Auguste Rodin
Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.
Henry C. Rogers
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
Jan Glidewell
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
Youth, large, lusty, loving - Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination.
Mark Twain
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more. Nobody is going to win a 5, 000 meter race after running an easy 2 miles. Not with me. If I lose forcing the pace all the way, well, at least I can live with myself.
Steve Prefontaine
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short moment of each human effort.
Joseph Conrad
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
Jon Bentley
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
John Dryden
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
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue.
John Dryden
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Commonwealth and the Empire last for a thousand years, men will still say, This was their finest hour.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.
Dante Alighieri
The history of the human race, viewed as a whole may be regarded as the realization of a hidden plan of nature to bring about a political constitution, internally, and for this purpose, also externally perfect, as the only state in which all the capacities implanted by her in mankind can be fully developed.
Immanuel Kant
Perserverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
Walter Elliot
The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small.
Samuel Johnson
Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.
Unknown
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.
Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea".
Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.
Herbert Westren Turnbull