Race Quotes

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
Pinda
Walter elliott - perseverance is not a long race it is many short...

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
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
Ralph waldo emerson - i pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on...
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Aristotle
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
Whoever in prayer can say, Our Father, acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind.
Tyron Edwards
I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race.
Thomas Love Peacock
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
Ecclesiastes 9: 11
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
Karl Shapiro
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
Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
Johathan Edwards
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Don Marquis
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Edmund Burke
I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.
Mark Twain
A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the Lord in vainthen have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system.
Robert A. Heinlein
Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
Samuel Johnson
Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.
Plato
Humility is not disgraceful, and carries no loss of true pride.
Ernest Hemingway, "The Old Man and the Sea".
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
Lucius Accius
The truly religious man does not embrace a religion and he who embraces one has no religion.
Kahlil Gibran
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
George Santayna
My boredom threshold is low at the best of times but I have spent more time being slowly and excruciatingly bored by children than any other section of the human race.
William H. Borah
She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table.
Henry James
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
A man with his belly full of the classics is an enemy of the human race.
Henery Miller, Tropic of Cancer 1934
His intelligence seized on a subject, his genius embraced it, his eloquence illuminated it.
Paterculus
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
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Homer, The Odyssey
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
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.
Mark L. Mika
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
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
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
H. G. Wells
The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Walter Lippmann