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Race Quotes

The dictionary defines competition as a contest between individuals, groups, nations, organizations or animals for a territory, a glory or location of resources. Competition is a natural phenomenon which arises whenever two or more parties strive for a goal that cannot be shared or compromised upon. There are guidelines and norms that govern a competition or a contest to keep it on health grounds, deviating from which converts a competition into a fight. Scroll down to read through few famous contest/competition quotations and sayings.

Sandra Day O'Connor

In order to cultivate a set of leaders with legitimacy in the eyes of the citizenry, it is necessary that the path to leadership be visibly open to talented and qualified individuals of every race and ethnicity.

Jordan Peele

Each one of my movies is going to be about one of these different social demons. The first one, being 'Get Out,' is about race and neglect and marginalization.

Oscar Pistorius

I wasn't happy with my performance at the World Championships in Daegu. I had an unbelievable race in the heats, but misjudged the semi and finished last.

Elie Wiesel

No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.

Eva Mendes

We seem okay with violence, but nudity we race to criticize and censor.

Dennis Quaid

Horseracing and ranch horses are two different animals. You're getting race horses out and running and running them. It can be really problematic. A thoroughbred's very delicate.

Stan Lee

It's totally irrational, patently insane to condemn an entire race - to despise an entire nation - to vilify an entire religion.

Nation Religion
Kayleigh McEnany

The presidential race should not be a battle of personalities.

John Roberts

The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race.

Christina Ricci

I've never been to a race car race before.

Carroll Shelby

Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.

Prince Andrew

It's almost a responsibility for all the people of the United Kingdom, regardless of race, color or creed, and an understanding that you have an individual connection with each and every one.

Dan Quayle

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

Carroll Shelby

I had a lot of fun driving race cars, but it wasn't my No. 1 priority.

Adam Smith

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.

George Santayana

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

John Mason Brown

I know I'm the only white guy on the bus. I usually am.

Charles Bukowski

I do not like the human race. I don't like their heads, I don't like their faces, I don't like their feet, I don't like their conversations, I don't like their hairdos, I don't like their automobiles.

Jordan Peele

It was definitely during the Obama administration that talking about racism, or calling it out, suddenly seemed taboo. It seemed like talking about race was somehow summoning the evil of racism.

Arthur Ashe

My potential is more than can be expressed within the bounds of my race or ethnic identity.

Giancarlo Esposito

I came from a divorced mother and father, obviously mixed race.

David Letterman

It's official, Arnold said he will enter the race for governor. At least that's what everybody thinks he said.

Jack Nicholson

We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.

C. S. Lewis

Let's pray that the human race never escapes from Earth to spread its iniquity elsewhere.

Mariah Carey

I am very insecure about my looks, and I always have been because of being mixed race.

Mark Twain

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

Zora Neale Hurston

But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.

Jamie Foxx

Every single thing in my life is built around race.

It is one thing to open the schools to all children regardless of race. It is another to train the teachers, to build the classrooms, and to attempt to eliminate the effects of past educational deficiencies. It is still another to find ways to feed the incentive to learn and keep children in school.

Past School Children
Trevor Noah

I've always been a fan of issues around race and racialism, and I've loved playing with it. People act as though it isn't an issue, but it's a recurring theme in our lives globally.

Lewis Hamilton

I'm happy to race against anyone.

Harry S. Truman

Upon books the collective education of the race depends; they are the sole instruments of registering, perpetuating and transmitting thought.

Honoré de Balzac

I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.

Henry Miller

Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race.

Lewis Hamilton

We have to be extremely fit to race in F1.

Bernie Sanders

If we are going to reverse the race to the bottom, workers must have the right to engage in collective bargaining.

Vince Lombardi

We run to win, not just to be in the race.

Lewis Hamilton

Sometimes, I arrive at races more energetic and clear-minded than ever, and then I have a terrible race. And the opposite is also true.


Please don't erase my race because I'm white-passing. There is literally nothing I can do about my complexion.

Paul Hollywood

I don't feel 50. I'm still ambitious, and I've only just got my licence to race sports cars. I race for an Aston Martin team called Beechdean, and it's a huge challenge.

W. H. Auden

The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.

William Butler Yeats

I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.

Lewis Hamilton

When I first started in Formula 1, I tried to ignore the fact I was the first black guy ever to race in the sport. But, as I've got older, I've really started to appreciate the implications.

Bill Bryson

When you tell an Iowan a joke, you can see a kind of race going on between his brain and his expression.

Lenny Kravitz

Race in this country is still the elephant in the room that no one wants to discuss.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I'm not an expert on the arms race.

Lewis Hamilton

If I'd won every single race and got pole everywhere, that would just be boring. It would suck. Where's the fun in that?

Yoko Ono

John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.

Robert Redford

Any time I saw people treated unfairly because of race, creed, whatever - it struck a nerve.


Winning titles plays a big role in the Ballon d'Or race.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The human race is governed by its imagination.

H. L. Mencken

Don't overestimate the decency of the human race.

Luke Evans

Singing seems to be inherent in Filipino, just as it is in my race. That's why I have this affinity with Filipinos.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The entering class I joined in 1956 included just nine women, up from five in the then second-year class, and only one African American. All professors, in those now-ancient days, were of the same race and sex.

Dwayne Johnson

I don't race cars.

Stephen Hawking

The human race may be the only intelligent beings in the galaxy.

Yoko Ono

Fracking is an incredible risk to the human race, I don't know why they even thought of doing it.