Race Quotes

Historical reminder Always put Horace before Descartes.
Donald O. Rickte
Robert a. heinlein - remind me to write an article on the compulsive...

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
Ecclesiastes 9: 11
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
Henry james - she was a woman who, between courses, could be...
It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
Mark Twain

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
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
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
Not only as each new year dawns, but constantly, persistently, the God of all grace urges His blood - Bought children to give themselves to Him in complete surrender and so to prove to themselves how much more blessed it is to yield to His will than to indulge in their own.
Cornelius Stam
There are times when one would like to end the whole human race, and finish the farce.
Mark Twain
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
The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
Richard Feynman
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, and snow is exhilarating; there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin
There is a difference between Moses and Paul. Moses was the great Law - Giver to the nation of Israel, while Paul is the great dispenser of Grace to the Church, the Body of Christ.
Henry Grube
Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.
Herbert Westren Turnbull
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
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
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
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
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Homer, The Odyssey
Grace under Pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
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
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at second, or even the third place.
Cicero
The human race is faced with a cruel choice work or daytime television.
Unknown
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - Neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence.
Homer, The Odyssey
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
Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs, which, without the pressure of fear, it would not do.
Albert Einstein
Learn to limit yourself, to content yourself with some definite thing, and some definite work; dare to be what you are, and learn to resign with a good grace all that you are not and to believe in your own individuality.
Henri - Fr? d? ric Amiel
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
Reinhold Niebuhr, in a sermon in 1943
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
The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to permit the conquered Eastern peoples to have arms. History teaches that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by doing so.
Adolf Hitle
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Don Marquis
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
The haves and have nots can be traced back to the dids and did nots.
Anthony Klco
The issue of race could benefit from a period of benign neglect.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Cicero