Quotations on Race

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Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world.
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Keywords: Science, Power, Day, Existence, Mankind, May, Race, Suicide, World)

Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories by which we categorize and dismiss each other need to be excavated from the inside.
- Dorothy Allison
(Keywords: Class, Gender, Race, Sexuality)

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.
- Prince Andrew
(Keywords: People, Connection, Race, Responsibility, Understanding, United)

In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Religion, Life, Awareness, Dignity, Mission, Nations, Race, United, Will)

We are running ourselves into a damaged earth. But I am optimistic. I believe that we can change; we must change. As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive. The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Change, Greatness, Earth, Humanity, Race, Running, Will)

The cosmical importance of this conclusion is profound and the possibilities it opens for the future very remarkable, greater in fact than any suggested before by science in the whole history of the human race.
- Francis William Aston
(Keywords: History, Science, Fact, Future, Importance, Possibilities, Race, Remarkable)

I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one 'race' - the human race - and that we are all members of it.
- Margaret Atwood
(Keywords: People, Hope, Race, Will)

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.
- W. H. Auden
(Keywords: Age, Society, Money, Class, Race, Rank)

The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race.
- Sri Aurobindo
(Keywords: Gita, Race, Spiritual)

I always said that you can use the same vehicle although the driver will change, or the same vehicle to go for the race. It's a different driver, this is exactly what's happening to the cabinet.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Change, Race, Will)

Everyone has a budget, I don't care who you are. But they said if we are in a pennant race in the middle of the summer they are going to get some help with added payroll.
- Dusty Baker
(Keywords: Care, Help, Race, Summer)

In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: History, Time, Thought, May, Psychology, Race, Self, Study)

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's progress and that of the race appears, therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: Progress, Dependence, Race, Reason)

I am of the African race, and in the colour which is natural to them of the deepest dye; and it is under a sense of the most profound gratitude to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe.
- Benjamin Banneker
(Keywords: Gratitude, African, Race, Sense, Universe)

May is a very early time in the year and the weather is usually bad. You cannot run a fast mile race if there is a strong wind, because it makes your running uneven.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Time, May, Race, Running, Weather, Wind)

I couldn't disappoint people. I did not want to fail and exhaust myself, because I was the kind of runner who trained so little that I couldn't race again within another 10 days.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: People, Race, Want)

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Potential, Race, Reason, Will, Word)

In fact, I really didn't get enthused about his Secretary of State race until I attended a couple of his rallies and found out there were a bunch of young folks that there were a bunch of young folks that he had been able to recruit on his own.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: Fact, Race, State)

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers. I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me, I've got the world's smallest phone. Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys, you know?
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: Love, Computers, Race, Right, World)

The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
- Mary Mcleod Bethune
(Keywords: Character, Race, Worth)

Our nation and those of the developed world must offer our own resistance to despot leaders who seek to commit murder on the basis of religion or race.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Religion, Leaders, Murder, Nation, Race, World)

In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Keywords: First, Order, Race, Racism)

Today a racist is synonymous with race hatred. Hating someone is a pretty unpleasant thing and few people are capable of hating others. Long-term hatred is a pathological disorder.
- Steve Blake
(Keywords: People, Disorder, Hatred, Pretty, Race, Today)

You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Virtue, Hate, Liberty, Race, Slavery, World)

Poverty is everyone's problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are ALL touched by poverty.
- Kathleen Blanco
(Keywords: Age, Poor, Poverty, Race, Religious)

It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations.
- Vida Blue
(Keywords: Men, Baseball, Games, Race, Vietnam)

It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: History, Beginning, Country, End, Rights, Race, Voting)

So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power, either for good or for destruction.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Technology, Power, Destruction, Race, Wonder)

Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Music, Race, Voice)

We need not worry so much about what man descends from - it's what he descends to that shames the human race.
- Hal Boyle
(Keywords: Man, Race, Worry)

If one race be inferior to the other socially, the Constitution of the United States cannot put them upon the same plane.
- Henry Billings Brown
(Keywords: Constitution, Race, states, United)

Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
- Pearl S. Buck
(Keywords: Evil, Prejudice, Race, Shadow)

I get offered a lot of science fiction work and there is a new project in the pipeline called Master Race, set in World War II, but that's a little way off yet.
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Keywords: Science, War, Work, Fiction, Project, Race, World, World war)

We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
- Ralph Bunche
(Keywords: Country, Fight, Fools, Idiots, Race, World)

The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
- Barbara Bush
(Keywords: Society, Dream, First, Race, Will)

You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right.
- Laura Bush
(Keywords: Time, Opportunity, Race, Right, Today)

Race and class are rendered distinct analytically only to produce the realization that the analysis of the one cannot proceed without the other. A different dynamic it seems to me is at work in the critique of new sexuality studies.
- Judith Butler
(Keywords: Work, Class, Race, Sexuality)

If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.
- Abraham Cahan
(Keywords: Life, People, Measure, Race, Spiritual)

The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race.
- Taylor Caldwell
(Keywords: Soul, Race, Will)

God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.
- John Calvin
(Keywords: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)

The human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.
- Italo Calvino
(Keywords: Living, Race, Zone)

We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Death, Habit, Body, Living, Race, Thinking)

Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: Work, Men, Women, Machines, Race, World)

It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites.
- Ralph Chaplin
(Keywords: Food, Being, Earth, Property, Race, World)

If we make the tough decisions now, we will be one year ahead of 80 percent of the states in the race to economic growth. If we fail to act, we will fall even further behind... by going first, we can become first.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Growth, Act, Decisions, First, Now, Race, states, Will)

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Prosperity, Race, Wishes)

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Life, Confidence, Race, Self)

The results indicate that heterogeneity of race and heterogeneity of family educational background can increase the achievement of children from weak educational backgrounds with no adverse effect on children from strong educational backgrounds.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Family, Achievement, Children, Effect, Race, Results)

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Food, Time, Sex, Race, Thinking)

The Olympic Spirit is neither the property of one race nor of one age.
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Keywords: Age, Property, Race, Spirit)



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