Race Quotes

Americans are a race of convicts and ought to be thankful for anything we allow them short of hanging.
Samuel Johnson
Marcus garvey - if you have no confidence in self you are twice...

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
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
Homer, the odyssey - so it is that the gods do not give all men gifts...
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
Benjamin Disraeli

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
Josh Billings
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
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
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
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
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
The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.
Mary Catherine Bateson
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
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
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
Perseverance is not a long race it is many short races one after another.
Walter Elliott
Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.
Charles Caleb Colton, Lacon, 1825
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Cicero
One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
Wilfrid Sheed
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
Unknown
We are obliged to respect, defend and maintain the common bonds of union and fellowship that exist among all members of the human race.
Cicero
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
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
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
Grace under Pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
Ecclesiastes 911 Bible
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
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 Frdric Amiel
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
There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue.
Cicero
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
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
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
Thich Nhat Hanh
We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth.
Homer, The Odyssey
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
In health the flesh is graced, the holy enters the world.
Wendell Berry
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Rich Cook
God is not merely interestd in the freedom of brown men, yellow men, red men and black men. He is interested in the freedom of the whole human race.
Martin Luther King Jr.