Race Quotes

H. l. mencken - any man who afflicts the human race with ideas...
There are times when one would like to end the whole human race, and finish the farce.
Mark Twain

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
Plodding wins the race.
Aesop
Boris pasternak - what is laid down, ordered, factual is never...
Pablo picasso - there is no abstract art. you must always start...

It is the difference of opinion that makes horse races.
Mark Twain
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.
William James
O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall.
Dante Alighieri
Opinions mean nothing; they may be beautiful or ugly, clever or foolish, anyone can embrace or reject them.
Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.
Shelley
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
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The human race is faced with a cruel choice work or daytime television.
Unknown
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
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
George Santayna
It was enough to make a body ashamed of the human race.
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Always accept good fortune with grace and humility.
Mark L. Mika
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
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
Set all things in their own peculiar place, and know that order is the greatest grace.
John Dryden
No one ever promised that the fastest horse in the race was the easiest one to ride. on managing talented people.
Eric J. Joiner, Jr.
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
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
The building of a perfect body crowned by a perfect brain, is at once the greatest earthly problem and grandest hope of the race.
Dio Lewis
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
I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea, and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the Stern Fact, the Sad Self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
By a peculiar prerogative, not only each individual is making daily advances in the sciences, and may makes advances in morality, but all mankind together are making a continual progress in proportion as the universe grows older; so that the whole human race, during the course of so many ages, may be considered as one man, who never ceases to live and learn.
Blaise Pascal
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Cicero
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
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
The finest lives, in my opinion, are those who rank in the common model, and with the human race, but without miracle, without extravagance.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
A nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master, and deserves one.
Alexander Hamilton
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even in civilized mankind faint traces of monogamous instincts can be perceived.
Bertrand Russell
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
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
The true fanatic is a theocrat, someone who sees himself as acting on behalf of some super personal force the Race, the Party, History, the proletariat, the Poor, and so on. These absolve him from evil, hence he may safely do anything in their service.
Lord Billingsley