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Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race.
Every day in America, African Americans are reminded of their race in ways large and small. Every day.
When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
A handicap is like trying to race and you have a ten pound weight stuck to your waist. That is a handicap.
Every time I go out and race it's a goal to go out and run faster than I've done before.
Amongst the minds of animals that of man leads, not as a demigod from another planet, but as a king from the same race.
And if I were the president, I'd go out there and I'd emphasize the things I have done, and I'd say, 'Some things haven't worked, and I'm sorry about that, but I keep trying.' And I'm - and I think the president is a very viable candidate, and you're going to have a real horse race here no matter who the Republican nominee is.
In a global race, can we really justify the huge number of expensive peripheral European institutions? Can we justify a commission that gets ever larger? Can we carry on with an organisation that has a multibillion pound budget but not enough focus on controlling spending and shutting down programmes that haven't worked?
We are all human beings, part of the human race, and we need to be compassionate and giving and kind with one another.
The intellectual evolution of the race consists in an increase in the number, delicacy, complexity, permanence and speed of formation of such associations.
Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same.
Overall my race hasn't been a problem. I'm a Black artist with White skin. At the end of the day you have to sing what's in your own soul.
Few things give rise to imprecise rhetoric like the issue of race. It's understandable, but damaging.
I rebel at the notion that I can't be part of other groups, that I can't construct identities through elective affinity, that race must be the most important thing about me. Is that what I want on my gravestone: Here lies an African American?
Henry Louis Gates
Race in this country is still the elephant in the room that no one wants to discuss.
Music has no race. It appeals to everybody.
The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race.
For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together.
I was born in the city's general hospital on November 15, 1930, and we lived at 31 Amherst Avenue in the western suburbs. It was a magical place. There were receptions at the French Club, race meetings at the Shanghai Racecourse, and various patriotic gatherings at the British Embassy on the Bund, the city's glamorous waterfront area.
J. G. Ballard
I'm three quarters Scottish, but I sound English. I don't really see British as a race.
Most estimates of the mortality risk posed by asteroid impacts put it at about the same risk as flying in a commercial airliner. However, you have to remember that this is like the entire human race riding the plane - it is one of the few risks that really could wipe us all out.
We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.
I've never treated anyone badly or in a discriminatory way based on their gender, race, religion or sexuality - period.
I've been fortunate Daytona is a place I've run better than anywhere else, and that's a big race. Maybe it has to do with attention and pressure and the drive to do well when a lot of people are watching.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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