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Francis J. Grimke Quotes and Sayings

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Race prejudice can't be talked down,
it must be lived down.
- Francis J. Grimke

It is only what is written upon the soul of man that
will survive the wreck of time.
- Francis J. Grimke

A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook.
- Francis J. Grimke

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

 

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. PHOTO

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

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

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Slow but steady wins the race.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

New York City is a great monument
to the power of money and greed...
a race for rent.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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

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

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

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

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 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

The end of the human race will be that
it will eventually die of civilization.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Of all nature's gifts to the human race,
what is sweeter to a man than his children?
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Every rustic who delivers in the village alehouse his slow,
infrequent sentences, may help to kill or keep alive
the fatal superstitions which clog his race.
- William Kingdon Clifford

I race to win, not to please people.
- Bernard Hinault

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

When Thurgood Marshall became a lawyer,
race relations in the United States were particularly bad.
- Constance Baker Motley

I have never won a race, and that is my main disappointment -
but you have to be positive.
- Jean Alesi

Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had.
To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away.
I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the
richest man in the world.
- Ted Turner

A child's geographic location, race or parent's income
level should not predetermine their life's course and
it's up to us to see that they don't.
- Joe Manchin

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

The individual who can do something that the world wants done will,
in the end, make his way regardless of his race.
- Booker T. Washington

The negro has suffered far more from the commission
of this crime against the women of his race by white
men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes.
- Ida B. Wells

There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition,
it was almost entirely on the Soviet side,
first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans.
- Herman Kahn

We beg you to save young America from the blight of race prejudice.
Do not bind the children within the narrow circles of your own lives.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

To live under the American Constitution is the greatest
political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
- Calvin Coolidge

It is women who bear the race in bloody agony.
Suffering is a kind of horror.
Blood is a kind of horror.
Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream.
It is a biological thing.
- Bela Lugosi

I think he had a wake-up call.
It's a different kind of race, and I think maybe he
didn't take it quite as seriously as he might have,
but you can bet he learned a lot of lessons.
- Frank Shorter

The best interviews like the best biographies should
sing the strangeness and variety of the human race.
- Lynn Barber

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

It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see
a piece of your flesh and your spirit.
It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
- Liam Neeson

If I could get my membership fee back,
I'd resign from the human race.
- Fred Allen

We must have a foreign policy which is based only on
the long-term interests of our race,
not on the interest of other races or on economic considerations or anything else.
- George Lincoln Rockwell

War itself is the enemy of the human race.
- Howard Zinn

A nobler example, because a less personal one,
of the pinch of poverty, is when it prevents the accomplishment
of some cherished scheme for the benefit of the human race.
- James Payn

When the mother of the race is free,
we shall have a better world,
by the easy right of birth and by the calm,
slow, friendly forces of evolution.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I assure you that the training that you get in a midget,
in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is
really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.
- Rodger Ward

It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.
- Dan Quayle

The thing I don't understand is why so often one hears
discussion of the fruits of human labor as if it's
all the creation of some alien race.
- Chris Ware

Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will.
- Marcus Garvey

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

The time given to athletic contests and the injuries
incurred on the playing field are part of the price
which the English-speaking race has paid for being world conquerors.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

It could potentially be a very competitive race.
- Bill Luther

Amazing that the human race has taken enough time out
from thinking about food or sex to create the arts and sciences.
- Mason Cooley

Labor Day is devoted to no man, living or dead,
to no sect, race or nation.
- Samuel Gompers

Librarians as a race tend to be tedious.
- Peter Shaffer

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

The Goddamn human race deserves itself,
and as far as I'm concerned it can have it.
- Elizabeth Janeway

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


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