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    What people in Burma need is a democratic federal Burma that guarantees autonomy, rights and protection for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or race.
    — Zoya Phan
    The race belongs not only to the swift and strong but to those who keep on running
    — Zoe Koplowitz
    tags: strong  running  race 
    I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life. There were lots of kids from different races and poor families. People had to struggle to get through the day.
    — Zinedine Zidane
    tags: people  struggle  poor  kids  race  football 
    The second [argument about motion] is the so-called Achilles, and it amounts to this, that in a race the quickest runner can never overtake the slowest, since the pursuer must first reach the point whence the pursued started, so that the slower must always hold a lead.Statement of the Achilles and the Tortoise paradox in the relation of the discrete to the continuous.; perhaps the earliest example of the reductio ad absurdum method of proof.
    — Zeno of Elea
    tags: race  example 
    The most outstanding manifestation of negative growth in the spiritual, mental and physical health of the human race through eons of evolution is the pride of place that has been given to Guilt.
    — Zeina
    Consciousness is endless, from one incarnation to the next. It simply will and does manifest in other places and times, regardless of what becomes of the human race.
    — Zeena Schreck
    tags: time  human  race 
    I think the next 50 years are going to present the human race with challenges that so far exceed the limitations of geopolitical boundaries or nationalist identity. We're going to be up against challenges that we can barely fathom at this point. So how we embrace them and deal with them will define a great many things about where we go, but, you know, it's hard to say. We're teetering on the edge, I would say.
    — Zachary Quinto
    I was mad when I heard The Amazing Race wasn't about white people.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: people  race 
    I don't think that other races are inferior, I just think that there's something special about white people. Sometimes, when I think about all the things white people have accomplished throughout history, I smile, and I nod, and I think to myself, 'Yeah, I'm glad I'm on that team.'
    — Zach Braff
    tags: people  smile  race 
    Now, I'm not going to be misquoted on this like I have numerous times before, so I'll be quite clear. I've never said hitler was my hero, just that if he had focused on more than one race he would have had the right idea. Try to turn that one against me.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: time  right  hero  ideas  race 
    For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual, a being who is from the same race as the base color, but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul.
    — Yves Klein
    tags: character  personal  soul  race 
    Every time I run, it's with the mindset that if I die at this race it's OK.
    — Yuki
    tags: time  mindset  die  race 
    Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche has a remarkable ability to present the wisdom of the Buddha's teachings in a manner that is as fresh and accessible as it is profound. With Rebel Buddha, he goes straight to the core of the spiritual path, showing how the Buddha's liberating insights transcend race, religion, and culture. This book is sure to provoke, inspire, and move us one step closer to creating a thoroughly modern approach to spirituality.
    — Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
    The male society is letting the men think of the women as something pretty and soft and that kind of thing. So I just wanted to show what we were. Women are the ones who actually created the human race. I mean without us bringing up the new generation, there wouldn't be a human race.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: men  women  society  human  race 
    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.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: power  magic  mystery  human  earth  witch  race 
    We're growing up together, the human race. And we've discovered a lot of things that we didn't know. We're finding our way. Instead of thinking about doomsday all the time, think about how beautiful the world is. We're all together, and together we're getting wiser.
    — Yoko Ono
    John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: future  human  race 
    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.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: women  human  body  race 
    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
    tags: human  universe  race 
    Fracking is an incredible risk to the human race, I don't know why they even thought of doing it.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: thoughts  human  risk  race 
    All wishes create an upswing line when it is manifested. Therefore, together, it becomes an incredible upswing of power, whatever you wished. Of course, the more high level wishes, which covers the whole human race is stronger than wishing for getting ice cream for your dessert!
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: power  human  wishes  race 
    If we each take responsibility in shifting our own behavior, we can trigger the type of change that is necessary to achieve sustainability for our race or this planet. We change our planet, our environment, our humanity every day, every year, every decade, and every millennia.
    — Yehuda Berg
    If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together, and the rock industry, we'd just be the greatest cultural force the world has ever seen - we're such an amazing race.
    — Yahoo Serious
    tags: world  media  government  race 
    It was the greatest contribution towards the whole of human race, made by China, is to prevent its 1.3 billion people from hunger.
    — Xi Jinping
    tags: people  human  hunger  race 
    Something is wrong here: sex has been with us since the human race began its existence, yet I would estimate that 90 percent of human beings still suffer enormous inhibitions in this area.
    — Xaviera Hollander
    tags: human  existence  wrong  sex  race 
    Jazz celebrates older generations and not just the youth movement. When you "sell" only to people of a certain age, you get cut off from the main body of experience. The power of couple dancing and courtship, it's elegant, and you wouldn't realize America was once a nation of dancers and singers today. People of all races could dance and sing.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    You have just taken an oath of allegiance to the United States. Of allegiance to whom? Of allegiance to no one, unless it be God. Certainly not of allegiance to those who temporarily represent this great government. You have taken an oath of allegiance to a great ideal, to a great body of principles, to a great hope of the human race.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: human  body  god  government  hope  race 
    Scholarship cannot do without literature.... It needs literature to float it, to set it current, to authenticate it to all the race, to get it out of closets and into the brains of men who stir abroad.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  brain  literature  race 
    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.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: power  process  war  race 
    There is only one home to the life of a river-mussel; there is only one home to the life of a tortoise; there is only one shell to the soul of man: there is only one world to the spirit of our race. If that world leaves its course and smashes on boulders of the great void, whose world will give us shelter?
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: world  soul  spirit  race 
    Hail, blest Confusion! here are metAll tongues, and times, and faces;The Lancers flirt with Juliet,The Brahmin talks of races.
    — Winthrop Mackworth Praed
    tags: time  race 
    We need a race to the top so that we have policies and regulations that protect human rights, the environment and that reduce poverty.
    — Winnie Byanyima
    we are so little, so ignorant, so feeble an infant race crawling on a planet between immensities we haven't even begun to understand, that really we have no grounds for either congratulation or despair.
    — Winifred Holtby
    tags: despair  race 
    Every social trait labelled masculine or feminine is in truth a human trait. It is our human right to develop and contribute our talents whatever our race, sex, religion, ancestry, age. Human rights are indivisible!
    — Wilma Scott Heide
    tags: truth  human  age  right  talent  sex  race 
    I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop.
    — Willie Stargell
    tags: nature  mother  race  baseball 
    I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs......When I was on drugs I couldn't even find my bike.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: winning  drugs  race 
    Someone must show that the Afro-American race is more sinned against than sinning, and it seems to have fallen to me to do so. The awful death roll called every week is appalling, not only because of the lives taken, the cruelty and outrage to the victims, but because of the prejudice it fosters.
    — William Wells Brown
    We need a complete ban on soft money, which is sort of an enveloping problem, and a ceiling on the amount of money that can be spent on a given race.
    — William Weld
    tags: problem  money  race 
    With education symmetrical and true we will take the dead mass buried by slavery's hand and touch them to life. This beauteous angel, which has always done its work for those on earth, will roll away the stone from the tomb where is buried a race, and my people will come forth to their glory and the amazement of the world.
    — William Tecumseh Vernon
    tags: people  work  world  earth  true  angel  education  race 
    I want to fall in love with beautiful women of all races. Rescue somebody every now and then, improve my painting, and improve my sentence structure. If I can make a living doing that stuff, that's great, and I will keep doing it, and they can do whatever they want with my image. I couldn't care less.
    — William T. Vollmann
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