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"But to say that the race is the metaphor for the life is to miss the point. The race is everything. It obliterates whatever isn't racing. Life is the metaphor for the race." - Donald Antrim

"The whole race of scribblers flies from the town and yearns for country life." - Horace

"Life isn't a race to win, it's a school for our higher education." - Guy Finley

"I believe that God has a plan and purpose not only for the human race, but for my individual life." - Anne Graham Lotz

"Life is a race; desire the goal." - Andrew Michael Ramsay

"Life isn't a race. It's a relay." - Dick Gregory

"Race differences show up early in life." - J Philippe Rushton

"We are all in a race for dear life: that is to say, we are fugitives from death." - Theodor Reik

"Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race." - Marc Mero

"The Germans, a race eager for war." - Seneca the Younger

"Ease up on yourselves. Have some compassion for yourself as well as for others. There's no such thing as perfection, and life is not a race." - Doug Marlette

"Every race I run in is in preparation for the Indianapolis 500. Indy is the most important thing in my life. It is what I live for." - Al Unser, Jr.

"Try not to turn your life into a race, least of all an obstacle race." - Jose Bergamin

"Life is incredibly short, yet we're always told that change takes time. For a race of mortals, dicking around just isn't acceptable." - Ted Rall

"Every man is his own Pygmalion, and spends his life fashioning himself. And in fashioning himself, for good or ill, he fashions the human race and its future." - I F Stone

"For the life of her, she couldn't understand how such an obstinate, boneheaded chauvinist could make her pulse race and her insides turn to jelly." - Joanne Fluke

"Machinery may make for efficiency and a standardisation of life, but horse love is a bond of freemasonry which unites the entire race ..." - William Fawcett

"It is possible that our race may be an accident, in a meaningless universe, living its brief life uncared for, on this dark, cooling star" - Bill Vaughan

"Thank Fate for foes! I hold mine dear As valued friends. He cannot know The zest of life who runneth here His earthly race without a foe..." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"There's always a race against time. I don't think for one moment that life gets better. How can it? One's body starts to fall apart." - Gloria Grahame

"America is racial. America was founded on race. Race is America. The code name for America is 'race.'" - Paul Mooney

"Every rebel is, with us, more or less a soldier who has missed his vocation, a being made for a heroic life ... The European race is a race of masters and soldiers. If you reduce this noble race to the work in a slave's prison like Negroes or Chinamen, it will rebel." - Ernest Renan

"The race of life is a marathon, not a sprint." - Tony Robbins

"Race has no place in American life or law." - John F Kennedy

"Every single thing in my life is built around race." - Jamie Foxx

"In a race for limited resources, it is the energy efficient that will win the race" - David Cameron

"I save the race for the race and I don't let it all out in practice." - Tyson Gay

"I was just racing day by day. With Niki [Lauda], every race was to be on the top. He programmed his life to be champion. I enjoyed life. That was the maximum for me..." - Clay Regazzoni

"From tonight onwards, take complete control of your life. Decide, once and for all, to be the master of your fate. Run your own race. Discover your calling and you will start to experience the ecstasy of an inspired life." - Robin S. Sharma

"I'm a skydiver, I race motorcycles and I enjoy the thrill of life and for me in this walk of faith there really is no greater thrill than the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in your life." - Stephen Baldwin

"Race and temperament go for much in influencing opinion." - Sydney, Lady Morgan

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

"Race is a lazy mind's tool for identifying culture." - Eric Parslow

"In the race for quality, there is no finish line" - David T. Kearns

"It's like the human race has been programmed for misery." - Tom Perrotta

"Never meddle with play-actors, for they're a favoured race." - Miguel De Cervantes

"It's an unbelievably tight race for hideous today." - Michael Kors

"The race for excellence has no finish line." - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

"Schools are not exam factories for the rat race." - Johann Lamont

"It's important for me to think I'm mixed-race." - Dan Obrien

"You run the race to win, that's for sure." - Sarah Palin

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life." - Mordecai

"I have a real passion for driving. Earlier on in my life I wanted to be a race car driver. But I don't pay an extortionate amount of money for cars. I'm pretty frugal." - John Barrowman

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life." - Mordecai Wyatt Johnson

"If we once admit that our life is here for the purpose of race-improvement, then we question any religion which does not improve the race, or the main force of which evaporates, as it were, directing our best efforts toward the sky.... Improvement in the human race is not accomplished by extracting any number of souls and placing them in heaven, or elsewhere. It must be established on earth, either through achievement in social service, or through better children." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Small use it will be to save democracy for the race if we cannot save the race for democracy." - Jeannette Rankin

"We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for." - Tom Schulman

"I am sorry for only two things. These two things are I am sorry that I have mistreated some few animals in my life-time and I am sorry that I am unable to murder the whole damned human race. I wish the entire human race had one neck and I had my hands around it!" - Carl Panzram

"The working life of the businessman has the psychology of a hundred-yards race, but as the race upon which he is engaged is one whose only goal is the grave, the concentration, which is appropriate enough for a hundred yards, becomes in the end somewhat excessive." - Bertrand Russell

"I believe that the long-term future of the human race must be space and that it represents an important life insurance for our future survival, as it could prevent the disappearance of humanity by colonizing other planets," - Stephen Hawking

"No man has come to true greatness who has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to his race, and that what God gives him, He gives him for mankind." - Phillips Brooks

"In recent times, modern science has developed to give mankind, for the first time in the history of the human race, a way of securing a more abundant life which does not simply consist in taking away from someone else." - Karl Taylor Compton

"In the long term, it will be the human race that must take responsibility for the development of sustainable life-styles and economies that are not insistent on continuing growth and a throw away society." - David de Kretser

"In trying to teach children a great deal in a short time, they are treated not as though the race they were to run was for life, but simply a three-mile heat." - Horace Mann

"You have to talk about the issue of race, but I can talk to white constituents about racism, if I at least acknowledge that life is not a crystal stair for them either." - Keith Ellison

"My key to victory was that I always went out way too fast. Too fast erases every other race strategy out there. Everyone is hanging on for dear life or they give up." - Gerry Lindgren

"As for the excellent little wretches who grow up in what they are taught, with never a scruple or a query, ... they signify nothing in the intellectual life of the race." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race." - James Joyce

"The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy." - Mark Helprin

"You know, something happened to me when I became 70. I started to feel a tremendous love for the human race, and life and this planet, the universe, the whole shebang." - Yoko Ono

"No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind." - Phillips Brooks

"Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality." - Nelson Mandela

"When you're in a car which can win every race, or fight for a win every race, that is pressure." - Jenson Button

"I'm good at separating my personal life from racing. When I'm at track, it's race time; when I'm away from it, other than the fact I'm training to be fit for it, there is nothing at home that makes me even want to think about racing. I just want to enjoy my life, and by the time the next race comes around, I'm ready and excited for it." - Casey Stoner

"Willful sterility is, from the standpoint of the nation, from the standpoint of the human race, the one sin for which the penalty is national death, race death; a sin for which there is no atonement. No man, no woman, can shirk the primary duties of life, whether for love of ease and pleasure, or for any other cause, and retain his or her self-respect." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race, and how many people we can all help finish this race. How we can start being kinder to each other" - Marc Mero

"The only real life is the collective life of the race; individual life has no existence except as an abstraction." - Auguste Comte

"The life of "peace" is both an inner journey toward a disarmed heart and a public journey toward a disarmed world. This difficult but beautiful journey gives infinite meaning and fulfillment to life itself because our lives become a gift for the whole human race. With peace as the beginning, middle, and end of life, life makes sense." - John Dear

"Welcome to the human race. Nobody controls his own life, Ender." - Orson Scott Card

"Life is about survival of the fittest, and Jersey is producing the master race." - Janet Evanovich

"There's no such thing as perfection, and life is not a race." - Doug Marlette

"Life is a race. If you delay starting, how can you have any hope of winning?" - Randall Wright

"There's no such thing as perfection, and life is not a race." - Doug Marlette

"Life is the only race you'll run where you don't know where the finish line is." - Steve Farrar

"His entire life was becoming a race against the natural - and he was winning." - Gloria Naylor

"The at-home mother's life: it was a race with no finish line." - Kristin Hannah

"The impulse to take life strivingly is indestructible in the race." - William James

"Life is like a dogsled race. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes." - Lewis Grizzard

"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life." - Marcus Garvey

"If you're black in America, race is a factor in your life. Start with that assumption." - Henry Hampton

"Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle." - Jack Paar

"If someone saves your life, you develop a brotherhood, no matter what your race." - Omar Epps

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

"I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life." - Constance Baker Motley

"To make your life a work of art, you must have the material to work with. The race, any race, is just such an experience." - George A Sheehan

"Life is a Sisyphean race, run ever faster toward a finish line that is merely the start of the next race" - Matt Ridley

"I'm fascinated by the sprinters. They suffer so much during the race just to get to the finish, they hang on for dear life in the climbs, but then in the final kilometers they are transformed and do amazing things. It's not their force per se that impresses me, but rather the renaissance they experience. Seeing them suffer throughout the race only to be reborn in the final is something for fascination." - Miguel Indurain

"Poor dusky children of slavery, men and women of my own race-the transition from slavery to freedom was too sudden for you! The bright dreams were too rudely dispelled; you were not prepared for the new life that opened before you, and the great masses of the North learned to look upon your helplessness with indifference-learned to speak of you as an idle, dependent race. Reason should have prompted kinder thoughts. Charity is ever kind." - Elizabeth Keckley

"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." - Rainn Wilson

"The pupil's imagination is 'schooled' to accept service in place of value. Medical treatment is mistaken for health care, social work for the improvement of community life, police protection for safety, military poise for national security, the rat race for productive work." - Ivan Illich

"Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves." - Anne-Marie Slaughter

"Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves." - Annemarie Slaughter

"I always tell the players, "We are in the business that's very much like a marathon race only we're gonna be doing it for 260-something days or so." And the race is something you get ready to do. There's gonna be some trial inside of there, but you put yourself through it because ultimately it brings a lot of meaning to your life, it gives a lot of energy to what you're doing." - Phil Jackson

"For India to enter into the race for armaments is to court suicide." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I go to bed is around 11, and I do that for every race. I get good sleep. I don't lie awake for any race. That's my routine." - Mario Andretti

"Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race." - Mary Mcleod Bethune

"The average man never really thinks from end to end of his life. The mental activity of such people is only a mouthing of cliches. What they mistake for thought is simply a repetition of what they have heard. My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought." - H L Mencken

"Marriage is the truest goal for ninety-nine per cent of the human race, and they will live the happiest life as soon as they have learnt and are ready to abide by the eternal lesson - that we are bound to bear and forbear and that life to every one must be a compromise." - Swami Vivekananda

"When I think of my past life, and the bitter trials I have endured, I can scarcely believe I live, and yet I do; and, with the help of Him who notes the sparrow's fall, I mean to fight for my down-trodden race while life lasts." - Sarah Winnemucca

"When I think of my past life, and the bitter trials I have endured, I can scarcely believe I live, and yet I do; and, with the help of Him who notes the sparrow's fall, I mean to fight for my down-trodden race while life lasts." - Sarah Winnemucca

"It is not the rich man's son that the young struggler for advancement has to fear in the race for life, nor his nephew, nor his cousin. Let him look out for the dark horse in the boy who begins by sweeping out the office." - Andrew Carnegie

"Every race will have disagreements amongst themselves, but we must put aside our differences, and work together for the advancement of that race" Sandra Forsythe" - Frantz Fanon

"I'd rather run a gutsy race, pushing all the way and lose, than run a conservative race only for a win." - Alberto Salazar

"I wanted to separate color from race. Distinguishing color - light, black, in-between - as the marker for race is really an error." - Toni Morrison

"Race should not be used to claim privileges and rights for one group, exclusively, which are denied other different groups. Then that is an illegitimate use of race." - Desmond Tutu

"The world record will come to me when I run the world record race. I'm just trying to perfect my race. I'm looking for perfection." - Maurice Greene

"The Daytona 500 is a career-winning race. It defines careers for drivers, crew members, crew chiefs and race teams. It has that power." - Jimmie Johnson

"We may train or peak for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport." - Alberto Salazar

"If it wasn't for race mixing, there'd be no video girls." - Kanye West

"Love and charity for the whole human race, that is the test of true religiousness." - Swami Vivekananda

"Corporal Nobbs had been disqualified from the human race for shoving" - Terry Pratchett

"There's a smile on my face for the whole human race." - Alan Jay Lerner

"In the race for success, speed is less important than stamina." - B C Forbes

"It is impossible for a person to earn separate dignity while his own race is uncivilized." - Khem Veasna

"The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity." - Carl Van Doren

"Any car which holds together for a whole race is too heavy." - Colin Chapman

"The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race." - Theodore Kaczynski

"Narcissus is the glory of his race: For who does nothing with a better grace?." - Edward Young

"Narcissus is the glory of his race: For who does nothing with a better grace?" - Edward Young

"for civilization to survive, the human race has to remain civilized" - Rod Serling

"No race of barbarians ever existed yet offered up children for money" - Samuel Gompers

"All human race would be wits. And millions miss, for one that hits." - Jonathan Swift

"It is labor that has made the world a fit habitation for the human race." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Democracy no longer works for the poor if politicians treat them as a separate race." - Frank Field

"We stand for the segregation of the races and the racial integrity of each race." - Strom Thurmond

"I think more women should be involved in politics for the good of the human race." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"There is no blindness more insidious, more fatal that this race for profit ..." - Helen Keller

"The human race could go extinct and I for one would not shed any tears." - David Foreman

"You can't do in a race what you haven't prepared for." - Kara Goucher

"Specialization is for insects... The race of man? He's a whole other creature." - Robert A Heinlein

"For Democrats, anything less than 15 net pickups will be a disappointing outcome [in presidency race]." - Mara Liasson

"You can't buy time. Everything, for me, seems to be a race against time. Especially musically." - Jimmy Page

"Curious race, the English. Once they warm up, there's no telling what they'll do for you." - S J Perelman

"His imagery for a big orgasm was winning the sailboat race, the Renaissance, high mountains." - John Cheever

"Hatred is not essential for nationalism. Race hatred will kill the real national spirit." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I believe space exploration is an absolute necessity for the survival of human race." - Anousheh Ansari

"[Michael] Gove will be the underdog fighting for the underdog in this leadership race." - Dominic Raab

"This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." - Sigmund Freud

"Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"For their abuse of [the Black African] race, the whites will be cursed, unless they repent." - Brigham Young

"That's what we're striving for, making us a contender in every race." - Dale Earnhardt

"I feel guilty for being a member of the human race." - Jack Kerouac

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

"Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within." - A Philip Randolph

"We may train or peek for a certain race, but running is a lifetime sport." - Alberto Salazar

"The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity." - Carl Clinton Van Doren

"No race of barbarians ever existed yet offered up children for money." - Samuel Gompers

"Hatred for Obama... has more to do with race than anything else." - Graydon Carter

"I've been driving race cars professionally for a while: 200 mph types of things." - Antonio Sabato Jr

"In the race for money some men may come first, but man comes last." - Marya Mannes



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