Race Quotes

Illegal immigration has become a dominant issue in this race. It's another example of where people see a lack of leadership in Washington.

Brian Kennedy

If the human race is to continue for another million years, we will have to boldly go where no one has gone before

Stephen Hawking

The real work of men was hunting meat. The invention of agriculture was a giant step in the wrong direction, leading to serfdom, cities, and empire. From a race of hunters, artists, warriors, and tamers of horses, we degraded ourselves to what we are now: clerks, functionaries, laborers, entertainers, processors of information

Edward Abbey

Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end.

Joseph Conrad

While skin and race are often synonymous, skin cleansing is good, race cleansing is bad.

Stephen Tyrone Colbert

The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in the night; they shriek and rage and quarrel -- and all of them are right.

Heinrich Heine

The applications of science have built man a well-supplied house, and are teaching him to live healthily therein. They have enabled him to throw masses of people against another with cruel weapons. They may yet allow him truly to encompass the great record and to grow in the wisdom of race experience. He may perish in conflict before he learns to wield that record for his true good. Yet, in the application of science to the needs and desires of man, it would seem to be a singularly unfortunate stage at which to terminate the process, or to lose hope as to the outcome.

Vannevar Bush

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.


We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies and blasphemers of the name of Christ - be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.

Peter Stuyvesant

Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race.

Sir Richard Burton

Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.

C. S. Lewis

I am not satisfied in making money for myself. I endeavor to provide employment for hundreds of the women of my race.

Madam C.J. Walker

To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships.

W. E. B. Du Bois

In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. . . .

Bill Clinton

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 de Montaigne

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