Race And Power Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 68 Quotes On Race And Power

#1. The Daytona 500 is a career-winning race. It defines careers for drivers, crew members, crew chiefs and race teams. It has that power. - Author: Jimmie Johnson
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#2. We, as licensed protectors of the species and members in good standing of the master-class of the race, by the power invested in us by those who wish to survive and reproduce, vow to enforce the fiction that life is worth having and worth living come hell or irreparable brain damage. - Author: Thomas Ligotti
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#3. Anyone who has seen the auto factories in Detroit and the oil fields in Texas knows that Japan lacks the national power for a naval race with America. - Author: Isoroku Yamamoto
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#4. I might think that equality has been achieved, there is no power relation going on in terms of class, race, or gender, I might just want to drink my latte and buy pretty shoes and write books about girls who marry, die, or go insane, then go get my nails done. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#5. So one begins to wonder what is going to happen to the human race. Technology keeps on advancing with greater and greater power, either for good or for destruction. - Author: David Bohm
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#6. Some have a difficult time with feminism. 'Why not a human liberation movement?' they say. The answer is that the power differences between the sexes, races, and classes are still so extreme that invoking humanism, at this time, dangerously denies that fact. - Author: Loraine Hutchins
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#7. If the unusual never happened there would be no difference in people and then there wouldn't be any fun in life. The game would become merely a matter of addition and subtraction. It would make of us a race of bookkeepers with plodding minds. It's the guessing that develops a man's brain power. - Author: Jesse Lauriston Livermore
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#8. People ask how hard it can be sitting down for work during a 500-mile race? Well, without power steering or power brakes, holding onto 650 horses in a car that has nearly 3,000 pounds of downforce and can produce up to 4Gs vertically and laterally can be extremely tough - even sitting down. - Author: Charlie Kimball
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#9. What is crucial to your survival as a race is not the redistribution of power and wealth within the prison but rather the destruction of the prison itself. - Author: Daniel Quinn
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#10. Even if the pace is slow in championships, you can still sprint well and still power in the last 200, which is always the main part when the race is slow. - Author: David Rudisha
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#11. By relieving the brain of all unnecessary work, a good notation sets it free to concentrate on more advanced problems, and in effect increases the mental power of the race. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#12. If literature truly possesses a mysterious power, I think perhaps it is precisely this: that one can read a book by a writer of a different time, a different country, a different race, a different language, and a different culture and there encounter a sensation that is one's very own. - Author: Yu Hua
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#13. The Germans are not a race of psychopaths, Alma. They're normal people like you and me, but with fanaticism, power, and impunity, anyone can turn into a monster, like the SS at Auschwitz, he told his sister. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#14. Race is not particularly interesting to me. Power is. Who has power and who doesn't. Slavery interests me because it's an incredible violation that has not stopped. It's necessary to talk about that. Race is a diversion. - Author: Jamaica Kincaid
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#15. It is in vain that we would circumscribe the power of one half of our race, and that half by far the most important and influential. - Author: Frances Wright
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#16. The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group. - Author: Simon Tam
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#17. P44- in tarzans clever little mind many thoughts revolved and back of these was his divine power of reason. - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#18. Running is a simple, primitive act, and therein lays its power. For it is one of the few commonalities left between us as a human race. - Author: Dean Karnazes
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#19. You can't get reconciliation between the powerful and powerless unless you disempower the powerful. - Author: Jason E. Shelton
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#20. The human race will have no respite from evils until those who are really philosophers acquire political power or until, through some divine dispensation, those who rule and have political authority in the cities become real philosophers. - Author: Plato
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#21. I have a power word that I use-when I qualified for the Olympics in 2008, it was fighter. That way when I'm in the race and I get to those dark moments, I can think of the word and it evokes that emotion for me. - Author: Kara Goucher
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#22. A new space race has begun, and most Americans are not even aware of it. This race is not [about] political prestige or military power. This new race involves the whole human species in a contest against time. - Author: Ben Bova
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#23. Somehow we must transform the dynamics of the world power struggle from the negative nuclear arms race which no one can win to a positive contest to harness man's creative genius for the purpose of making peace and prosperity a reality for all of the nations of the world. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#24. Politics, differences of religion or race, all that fades away when we are confronted with the awesome power of nature, and we're reminded that all we have is each other. - Author: Barack Obama
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#25. Race for the pschological advantage. Sit up tall, pull in high, stay within the margins of power, and they will inevitably look over at some point to see what kind of God is blasting your boat forward. - Author: Christopher Allsopp
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#26. Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments. - Author: Andrew Jackson
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#27. Vampire have their own understanding what freedom is because they just live much longer and they feel they are a superior race and they have their own understanding and their understanding represents the understanding of some people, that - who has the power of course has to rule the world. - Author: Timur Bekmambetov
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#28. Politics, after all, is largely about power. And power goes to the core of our issues of control and narcissism and need to be right and tendency to divide the human race into 'us' vs. 'them.' - Author: John Ortberg
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#29. 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. - Author: Mark Hopkins
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#30. It has become a people's war, and peoples of all sorts and races, of every degree of power and variety of fortune, are involved inits sweeping processes of change and settlement. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#31. I can imagine no sweeter way to end one's life than in the quiet of the country, out of the mad race for money, place and power - far from the demands of business - out of the dusty highway where fools struggle and strive for the hollow praise of other fools. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#32. Don't terrorize. Organize. Don't burn. Give kids a chance to learn ... The real answer to race problems in this country is education. Not burning and killing. Be ready. Be qualified. Own something. Be somebody. That's Black Power. - Author: James Brown
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#33. The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt. - Author: Walter Scott
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#34. The race of gods and men is one, and from one mother we both draw our breath. Yet all the difference in our power holds us apart, so that man is nothing, but the brazen floor of heaven is eternally unshakable. - Author: Pindar
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#35. I say the law should be blind to race, gender and sexual orientation, just as it claims to be blind to wealth and power. There should be no specially protected groups of any kind, except for children, the severely disabled and the elderly, whose physical frailty demands society's care. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#36. Power Thought: I will not give up. I will run my race with perseverance and finish with joy. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#37. I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race. - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#38. The greater speed and success that distinguish the planting of the human race in this country, over all other plantations in history, owe themselves mainly to the new subdivisions of the State into small corporations of land and power. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#39. Now different races and nationalities cherish different ideals of society that stink in each other's nostrils with an offensiveness beyond the power of any but the most monstrous private deed. - Author: Rebecca West
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#40. New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed ... a race for rent. - Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
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#41. As individuals, as families, as neighbors, as members of one community, people of all races and political views are usually decent, kind, compassionate. But in large corporations or governments, when great power accumulates in their hands, some become monsters even with good intentions. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#42. We should be miserable but for the consciousness that we have done all in our power to help forward every measure for the freedom and equality of the races and the sexes. - Author: Susan B. Anthony
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#43. Knowledge and power doesn't come from an entity, it comes from within yourself. What can these things tell you, to put five bucks on Snowflake in the third race? - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#44. Each man too is a tyrant in tendency, because he would impose his idea on others; and their trick is their natural defence. Jesuswould absorb the race; but Tom Paine or the coarsest blasphemer helps humanity by resisting this exuberance of power. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#45. The wise man knoweth where to stop, as he runneth in the race of fortune, For experience of old hath taught him, that happiness lingered midway; And many in hot pursuit have hasted to the goal of wealth, But have lost, as they ran, those apples of gold
the mind and the power to enjoy it. - Author: Martin Farquhar Tupper
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#46. He walks the earth with the power to destroy it. But then so does the human race. And - Author: Anne Rice
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#47. Literature is integrated, and I'm not just talking about color or race. I'm talking about the power of literature to make us recognize - and again and again - the wholeness of the human experience. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#48. Freedom of religion is one of the greatest gifts of God to man, without distinction of race and color. He is the author and lord of conscience, and no power on earth has a right to stand between God and the conscience. - Author: Philip Schaff
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#49. And where does the power come from, to see the race to its end? From within. - Author: Eric Liddell
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#50. Sarah Palin has managed to use her failed vice presidential run to put herself in a position of power and influence. Joe Biden won the race and he hasn't been able to put himself in a position of power and influence. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#51. When you arrive really inside the discussion of race, practically they institute a Mexican-ness, a Latin-ness, a racial community that just isn't true. So, we know who are the people that have the majority of power, access and privileges in Mexico, and they are white Mexicans. - Author: Bocafloja
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#52. I would rather be a one-term President and do what I believe is right than to be a two-term President at the cost of seeing America become a second-race power and to see this Nation accept the first defeat in its proud 190-year history. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#53. Some day science may have the existence of mankind in power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world. - Author: Henry Adams
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#54. Life is suffering. Life is not resistance to suffering. The point of life is to suffer. This is why we're here: We're here to suffer. I believe in a higher power that compassionately allows suffering for us as a race, to grow and mature. - Author: Rainn Wilson
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#55. Behind every act in Israel's identity politics stretches, like a long black shadow, the idea of an eternal power and race. - Author: Shlomo Sand
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#56. Race and class are extremely reliable indicators as to where one might find the good stuff, like parks and trees, and where one might find the bad stuff, like power plants and waste facilities. - Author: Majora Carter
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#57. When the Dutch ambassador tried to humiliate her by refusing her a seat, Nzinga had shown her power by ordering one of her advisers to all fours to make a human chair of her body. That was the kind of power I sought ... - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#58. In one point the plan was fatally defective, since it involved the deadly enmity of a race whose character and whose power were as yet but ill understood,
the fiercest, boldest, most politic, and most ambitious savages to whom the American forest has ever given birth. - Author: Francis Parkman
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#59. The families in positions of great financial power obsessively interbreed with each other. But I'm not talking about one Earth race, Jewish or non-Jewish. I'm talking about a genetic network that operates through all races, this bloodline being a fusion of human and reptilian genes. - Author: David Icke
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#60. Men hear gladly of the power of blood or race. Everybody likes to know that his advantages cannot be attributed to air, soil, sea, or to local wealth, as mines and quarries, nor to laws and traditions, nor to fortune, but to superior brain, as it makes the praise more personal to him. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#61. The Lord gave us power in proportion to the work to be done, and strength according to the race set before us, and grace and help as our needs required. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#62. Give us, we pray, the power to discern clearly right from wrong, and allow all our words and actions to be governed thereby, and by the laws of this land. Especially we pray that our concern shall be for all the people regardless of station, race, or calling. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#63. It is the indispensable duty of those, who maintain for themselves the rights of human nature, and who possess the obligations of Christianity, to extend their power and influence to the relief of every part of the human race from whatever burden or oppression they may unjustly labor under. - Author: Benjamin Banneker
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#64. The human race is a very, very magical race. We have a magic power of witches and wizards. We're here on this earth to unravel the mystery of this planet. The planet is asking for it. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#65. But millions at one time, beyond gender or race, had their attention fixed on her, and with that power, she chose to flash the word "feminist" all over our TV screens. If that don't do nothin' but make people Google the word, then that should make every feminist in the world proud. - Author: Lizzo
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#66. No empire intoxicated with the red wine of power and the plunder of weaker races has yet lived long in this world. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#67. Once it was necessary that the people should multiply and be fruitful if the race was to survive. But now to preserve the race it is necessary that people hold back the power of propagation. - Author: Helen Keller
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#68. When I am really alone some power seems to grow in me ... Conjugality made me think of a three-legged race, where two people cannot go fast and keep tripping each other because their two legs are tied together. - Author: Brenda Ueland
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