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Ethnicity Quotes

ethnicity quotes

Not sure if that will benefit me or hurt me, but I know I have the skills and am ready to play in the NBA regardless of my ethnicity.Jeremy Lin

Most of my life I was occupied with American television and American food. My ethnicity was my choice. It still is.Isaac Mizrahi

Writers can write outside their ethnicity or sex depending how open and vulnerable they wish to be.Jim Harrison

When people first meet me, they're always like, 'What are you?' as far as ethnicity. And I've been pegged as 'ethnically ambiguous.'Malese Jow

In general, the auditions I go up for are very sparse, I guess because of my ethnicity. And the characters are very similar: shy, innocent and naive; the connotations that come from the way that I look.Katie Leung

I do explicitly see Jewish people as a people - not either a religion or an ethnicity but a people.Kenneth Robert Livingstone

As long as our civilisation keeps trundling along generally forwards, then there is the possibility of a future where ethnicity is merely an interesting badge, not a uniform you can't take off.David Mitchell

Violence against women in this country is not levied against just Democrats, but Republicans as well... not just rich people or poor people. It knows no gender, it knows no ethnicity, it knows nothing.Gwen Moore

America rests on shared values rather than shared ethnicity.Joseph Nye

I mean, there's plenty of artists who are making R&B music, but because of their ethnicity, it's considered something else.Miguel

Sometimes my ethnicity is relevant, other times not. I definitely get the best of both worlds.Archie Panjabi

I have always let the lack of Indian actors in the industry drive me, not hold me back. I remember an agent in L.A. telling me a few years ago that an Indian actor wouldn't ever make it in Hollywood, but my ethnicity has helped me.Archie Panjabi

I don't feel typecast almost at all, and it could just be because I'm insensitive, but I doubt it. I think most of my roles I've gotten have very little to do with my ethnicity. I don't feel that's a limiting factor for my career.Grace Park

I will be a president of all Bulgarians, irrespective of their ethnicity, religion or political affiliations.Georgi Parvanov

I'm certainly proud to be Cuban American, and it's a fantastic opportunity for anybody - regardless of their ethnicity or nationality. It does carry a measure or pride to know where you're from and to know what your roots are.Danny Pino

The bloodline of Jesus is thicker, deeper, stronger than the bloodline of race, ethnicity and family.John Piper

It's one thing when other African-Americans try to threaten my race card, but when people outside of my ethnicity have the audacity to question how 'down' I am because of the bleak, stereotypical picture pop culture has painted for me as a black woman? Unacceptable.Issa Rae

You ask people what their ethnicity is, and a lot of Scots-Irish people either don't know or if they know it they just don't acknowledge it. It's not something they really identify with. They're just plain old Americans, plain vanilla. I don't think they are a self-conscious voting bloc.John Shelton Reed

The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.Condoleezza Rice

There was a time when someone would get on a plane and request to move their seat just because the person sitting next to them was of a different ethnicity or religion or nationality. But I don't think my generation wants that. That's how it used to be.ASAP Rocky