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Wise Quotes about Race

May you find great value in these Race quotes and sayings.

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Related topics: Values Life Human-Nature Psychology Government Political

Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

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

 

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Few are the giants of the soul that actually feel
that the human race is their family circle.
- Freya Stark

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing
for another is common to all men,
and to be found in no other race of animals.
- Adam Smith

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning,
not the result of ignorance or accident,
its children will become the foundation of a new race.
- Margaret Sanger

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.
- Walter Elliot

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace,
irrespective of race, religion and political convictions,
for the benefit of mankind.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

To live anywhere in the world today and be against
equality because of race or color is like living in
Alaska and being against snow.
- William Faulkner

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win,
you're still a rat.
- Lily Tomlin

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win,
second or third place is not enough.
- Ayrton Senna

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
- George Santayana

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.
- Honore de Balzac

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

So much of my life is spent just focused on driving race cars.
- Jeff Gordon

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

The human race's prospects of survival were considerably
better when we were defenceless against tigers than
they are today when we have become defenceless against ourselves.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

The essential elements of giving are power and love -
activity and affection -
and the consciousness of the race testifies that in
the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.
- Mark Hopkins

It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians
have to get hurt in wars,
otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy
way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
- Fred Woodworth

Democracy no longer works for the poor if politicians
treat them as a separate race.
- Frank Field

No, men and women of the Irish race,
we shall not fight for England.
We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire
and the construction of an Irish republic.
- James Larkin

It was really tough to race the GS a day after the downhill,
but that's over now.
I'm looking forward for the rest of the season which
is also quite interesting.
- Hermann Maier

It's official, Arnold said he will enter the race for governor.
At least that's what everybody thinks he said.
- David Letterman

When you win a race like this the feeling is very,
very good.
- Alain Prost

Indy makes the race driver.
You become famous when you come here.
- Rodger Ward

Above all, I would not expect a wise race,
at great expense, to set loose an army of self-replicating robots.
- Barney Oliver

There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions.
It is better to train under bad conditions,
for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race.
- Emil Zatopek

The truth is that our race survived ignorance;
it is our scientific genius that will do us in.
- Stephen Vizinczey

People ask me what the most important thing to take on the race is,
and I always say it's a sense of humor.
If you've got nothing but a sense of humor,
you will survive.
- Phil Keoghan

A race is what zoologists term a variety or subdivision of a species.
- J. Philippe Rushton

The time has come to stop beating our heads against
stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed
policeman to the human race.
- Walter Lippmann

World War I broke out largely because of an arms race,
and World War II because of the lack of an arms race.
- Herman Kahn

Whites would rather not be involved in race matters,
I think.
- Constance Baker Motley

The human race has improved everything,
but the human race.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

It was a pretty wild ride.
The race wasn't bad, but qualifying would take your breath.
- Sterling Marlin

I wouldn't mind the rat race - if the rats would lose once in a while.
- Tom Wilson

I race in two or three classic races a year and I may
carry on for 10 more years or I may stop tomorrow.
- Barry Sheene

I'm going to work so that it's a pure guts race at the end,
and if it is, I am the only one who can win it.
- Steve Prefontaine

Head Start is designed to ensure that all children -
regardless of their family's income,
race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

The Indian race are waiting and praying.
- Chief Joseph

It's important for me to think I'm mixed-race.
- Dan O'Brien

Realistically, we could aim for the top three in the
constructors championship.
Realistically, we could look at winning more races.
Three race wins would be very satisfying.
- Damon Hill

And thus goes segregation which is the most far-reaching
development in the history of the Negro since the enslavement of the race.
- Carter G. Woodson

For the source of any characteristic so widespread
and uniform as this adaptation to environment we must
go back to the very beginning of the human race.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Without going to what I think is my limit.
I always say that my ideal is to get pole with the minimum effort,
and to win the race at the slowest speed possible.
- Alain Prost

Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed.
He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat,
in the process of winning the race.
- Joseph Barbera

We will fight race destruction through thick and thin
and never CO exist voluntarily with it.
- Tom Metzger

A liberal education...
frees a man from the prison-house of his class,
race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
- Robert M. Hutchins

I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science
to exterminate the human race.
- Thomas Love Peacock

The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong,
but that's how you bet.
- Damon Runyon

It is within your power at this very moment not only
to consumate an act of enlightened statesmanship,
but, as the instrument of the Almighty,
to restore to freedom a race of men.
- Robert Dale Owen

I've got to win every race.
- Dale Earnhardt

The race of children possesses magically sagacious powers.
- Gail Godwin

Properly speaking, history is nothing but the crimes
and misfortunes of the human race.
- Pierre Bayle

What's really hit me over the years is that you go
to every race and see all the well-wishers,
and you really feel like you are connected with people after all these years.
- Bobby Rahal

I think we should all come together,
and that race and color or social demographics really don't matter.
- Joanna Noelle Levesque

Those objecting to the concept of race argue that the
taxonomic definitions are arbitrary and subjective.
- J. Philippe Rushton

The natural urge when running a distance is to push
harder and finish sooner -
to race against time.
Every second behind a deadline is a little defeat.
- Joe Henderson

If you want to win a race you have to go a little berserk.
- Bill Rodgers

The muscular, athletic type is not representative of the human race,
who are varied in their physique.
- Vivienne Westwood


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