Race Quotes

Henry g. stott, 1907 - engineering is the art of organizing and...
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

H. g. wells - every time i see an adult on a bicycle, i no...
Franklin d. roosevelt - i sometimes think that the saving grace of...
What is the definition of guts? Grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
When we have lost everything, including hope, life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire

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 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
Labor disgraces no man unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant
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
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Denis Waitley
The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.
Mary Catherine Bateson
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at second, or even the third place.
Cicero
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
Alan Simpson
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
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 race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
Ecclesiastes 911 Bible
You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.
Jan Glidewell
When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
It is no disgrace to be poor, but it might as well be.
Jim Grue
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
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy.
Steven Weinberg
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
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.
Maurice Chevalie
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Imam Ali - Ibn - Abi - Talib, Nahjul Balgha (Peak of Eloquence), saying no. 2
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
William James
Manifest plainness, Embrace simplicity, Reduce selfishness, Have few desires.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Perserverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.
Walter Elliot
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
Jon Bentley
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.
Mark L. Mika
Mathematics transfigures the fortuitous concourse of atoms into the tracery of the finger of God.
Herbert Westren Turnbull
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
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 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
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Aristotle
Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
Johathan Edwards
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
He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.
Hazrat Ali Ibn - E - Abi Talib, Nahj - Ul - Balagha (Sermon and sayings compilation)
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