Quotes on Race

Quotes on Race

That all men should be brothers is the dream of people who have no brothers. Charles Chincholles


America is God’s Crucible, the great Melting Pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming! Israel Zangwill


I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Just being Negro doesn’t qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine. Dick Gregory


Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. Archbishop Desmond Tutu


After four hundred years of slave labor, we have some back pay coming. Malcolm X

Everybody’s colored or else you wouldn’t be able to see them. Captain Beefheart


Men are not superior by reason of the accidents of race or color. They are superior who have the best heart the best brain. Robert G. Ingersoll


We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. Martin Luther King, Jr.


After all, there is but one race humanity. George Moore


Morality knows nothing of geographical boundaries or distinctions of race. Herbert Spencer


The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance. Benjamin Disraeli


I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother-in-law. Martin Luther King, Jr. (attrib.)


I believe the life of the Negro race has ben a life of tragedy, of injustice, of oppression. The law has made him equal, but man has not. Charles S. Darrow


There are no “white” or “colored” signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle. John F. Kennedy

Black art has always existed. It just hasn’t been looked for in the right places. Romare Bearden


Human law may know no distinction among men in respect of rights, but human practice may. Frederick Douglass


Black men, don’t be ashamed to show your colors, and to own them. William Wells Brown


The inspiration of the race is the race. Edward Wilmot Blyden


No race can speak for another or give utterance to its striving goal. Mary Church Terrell

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