Racial Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old racial quotes, racial sayings, and racial proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The human race is governed by its imagination.     

Napoleon Bonaparte

Racism does not have a good track record. It's been tried out for a long time and you'd think by now we'd want to put an end to it instead of putting it under new management.     

Thomas Sowell

Racial superiority is a mere pigment of the imagination.     


Racists believe that national identity is determined by racial purity.     

Sunday Adelaja

Color can be measured in the depth of ones' skin, however character is measured by the content of ones' heart.     

Mark W. Boyer

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

Stephen Hawking

Race determines variables that yield results undesirable to one sector, while rendering a noticeable favor to others.     

Lamont Renzo Bracy

Race is the least reliable information you can have about someone. It's real information, but it tells you next to nothing.     

Toni Morrison

Race doesn't really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don't have that choice.     

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.     

Audre Lorde

A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they're capable of understanding.     

Steve Prefontaine

Racial prejudices are indication of a disturbed and potentially unstable society.     

Kenneth Clark

The human race is evolving to the realization that what is happening on the level of consciousness both precedes and determines what happens in the world.     

Marianne Williamson

The human race is in the best condition when it has the greatest degree of liberty.     

Dante Alighieri

Lets us not be divided by the color of our skin, but be united by the color of our blood.     

T.A. Uner

Race does not determine the intelligent coefficient.     

Sunday Adelaja

Real cultural diversity results from the interchange of ideas, products, and influences, not from the insular development of a single national style.     

Tyler Cowen

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.     

Saul Alinsky

There really is for humankind there's really no such thing as race. There's different tribes but not different races. We're all one species.     

Bill Nye

Racial justice is key to a compassionate, inclusive, dynamic society.     

Rinku Sen

A racial or religious or tribal identity is a kind of fact.     

Gore Vidal

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

Elie Wiesel

A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support.     

Wentworth Miller