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  • When I think about political races, and certain consultants, the word that comes to mind is dirty. Dirty, dirty, DIRTY!

    Dirty   Thinking   Race  
    Source: www.sfgate.com
  • A little more patience, a little more charity for all, a little more devotion, a little more love; with less bowing down to the past, and a silent ignoring of pretended authority; brave looking forward to the future with more faith in our fellows, and the race will be ripe for a great burst of light and life.

    Courage   Past   Light  
    Elbert Hubbard (2012). “Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 03 Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen”, p.8, tredition
  • ... the connection between imperial politics and culture is astonishingly direct. American attitudes to American "greatness", to hierarchies of race, to the perils of "other" revolutions (the American revolution being considered unique and somehow unrepeatable anywhere else in the world) have remained constant, have dictated, have obscured, the realities of empire, while apologists for overseas American interests have insisted on American innocence, doing good, fighting for freedom.

  • ...Started by missionaries in 1841, Punahou Academy had grown into a prestigious prep school, an incubator for island elites...It hadn't been easy to get me in, my grandparents told her (my mother); there was a long waiting list, and I was considered only because of the intervention of Gramps' boss, who was an alumnus (my first experience with affirmative action, it seems, had little to do with race).

    Mother   School   Islands  
  • For me, diversity whether you think of it as race or gender, it's not a trend, it's a human movement, it's a human feeling, it's a human desire.

    Source: time.com
  • Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write and count. It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child. Earlier is not better.

    Children   Writing   Race  
  • I want people to vote, I want them to pay attention. I want them to get up and go and vote and care about this country, inform themselves about the issues and I also want them to not vote for somebody just based on gender or race, based on qualification.

    Country   Race   Issues  
    Source: www.foxnews.com
  • States can be more or less democratic, and so can socialism. I think any ideal society that exists on a large scale, which is what we most likely have in store for us as a human race, will involve some aspects of socialism.

    Source: www.counterpunch.org
  • If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world.

  • The Indian is but a sketch in red crayon of a rudimental manhood. To the problem of his relation to the white race, there is one solution: extermination.

    Race   White   Politics  
  • We were a religious, practicing, Catholic family - Mass together on Sunday, Catholic schools, and parents who practiced everything they preached. A great gift was their total absence of any derogatory talk about people of any race or culture and we were on a street of many faiths, though no other races at that early time.

  • I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.

  • A new race-neutral language was developed for appealing to old racist sentiments, a language accompanied by a political movement that succeeded in putting the vast majority of backs back in their place. Proponents of racial hierarchy found they could install a new racial caste system without violating the law or the new limits of acceptable political discourse, by demanding 'law and order' rather than 'segregation forever'.

    Race   Order   Law  
  • We could still have continued the arms race, but the arms race was pointless, and it was another reason we decided to start perestroika. It was senseless to continue to accumulate weapons. We had enough weapons to destroy life on Earth 1,000 times, and therefore it was very clear to us that the arms race could spiral out of control. A conflict could have started, as both the Americans and the Soviets realized, not out of a wrong political decision but because of a failure in the command-and-control systems.

    Interview with Amitabh Pal, www.sharedhost.progressive.org. November 12, 2003.
  • I went to the store to buy a race car for my son's birthday, and the next thing I know I was working part time for the holidays. Then in February 2002, I started working on a plan to purchase the store.

    Holiday   Son   Race  
  • Race is still the No. 1 determinant in every election.

    Race   Election   Stills  
  • The United States, we know what happens when we start dividing ourselves along lines of race or religion or ethnicity.

    Ethnicity   Race   Lines  
    Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece in Joint Press Conference, Maximos Mansion, Athens, Greece, obamawhitehouse.archives.gov. November 15, 2016.
  • I believe that the politics of intervention and the Kosovo war prompted a fresh resumption of the arms race worldwide.

    War   Believe   Race  
    Source: ctheory.net
  • It is only the man whose intellect is clouded by his sexual impulse that could give the name of the fair sex to that undersized, narrow-shouldered, broad-hipped, and short-legged race.

    Sex   Men   Race  
    Arthur Schopenhauer (2015). “Studies in Pessimism”, p.124, Arthur Schopenhauer
  • The European policy is invariably the maintenance of the status quo, and you will do nothing for the subject races unless we, by taking initiative, make you realize that helping us against the Turks is the lesser of the evils.

    Race   Evil   Maintenance  
    "Eminent Europeans; studies in continental reality" by E. S. Bagger, G.P. Putnam's Sons, (p. 67), 1922.
  • In all the woes that curse our race there is a lady in the case.

    Women   Race   Woe  
  • Because I want every kid to be viewed as a person rather than as a member of a certain race does not mean that I'm not black enough. . . . Do they want me to be positive just for black kids and negative for everybody else?

    Basketball   Mean   Kids  
  • [On affirmative action:] Universities give a boost in admissions for other factors besides race, factors that bring no social benefit, such as athletic ability, celebrity of parents, and alumni connections. It is remarkable how little agitation there is against those practices.

    Race   Practice   Giving  
  • The Ironman World Championship is the hardest race I've competed in. Not only do the elements (heat, wind, humidity) make it grueling, but the quality of the field makes it a true test.

    Race   Wind   Quality  
    "Triathlon Gear". Interview with Chris Aung-Thwin, www.askmen.com. December 29, 2013.
  • I do not see how a people that can find in its conscience any excuse whatever for slowly burning to death a human being, or for tolerating such an act, can be entrusted with the salvation of a race.

    Race   People   Burning  
    James Weldon Johnson, Sondra K. Wilson (1995). “The Selected Writings of James Weldon Johnson: Social, political, and literary essays”, p.352, Oxford University Press on Demand
  • We should not call a city happy because it attracts masses of citizens from everywhere; a fortunate city is one in which the race of the original inhabitants is best preserved.

    Race   Cities   Citizens  
  • The greatest bloodbaths in the history of the human race were recorded in the twentieth century in countries that sought to eliminate God, worship, and faith.

    Country   Race   Worship  
    John Ortberg (2010). “Know Doubt: The Importance of Embracing Uncertainty in Your Faith (Large Print 16pt)”, p.126, ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Women are put in a position of feeling embarrassed about their bodies. It's so ridiculous, but also astounding - we have to always be apologetic about having created the human race.

    Race   Feelings   Body  
    "Age becomes her" by Laura Barton, www.theguardian.com. June 13, 2005.
  • It’s very strange how electronic music formatted itself and forgot that its roots are about the surprise, freedom, and the acceptance of every race, gender, and style of music into this big party.

    Party   Acceptance   Race  
    "Machines for Life". Interview with Ryan Dombal, pitchfork.com.
  • At least in a race you have mile markers and know how long you have to go. Labor is like running as hard as you can without knowing where the finish line is.

    Running   Race   Knowing  
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