"… Equality! Fudge! How long in this government of God, great enough to make and maintain this universe, shall there continue to be knaves to vend and fools to gulp so low a piece of demagoguism as this?"
- Abraham Lincoln, September 1859
"There is a natural disgust in the minds of nearly all white people to the idea of indiscriminate amalgamation of white and black races."
- Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, 1857
"We are opposed to integration. It is a bad thing and we condemn it. Why should we destroy our identity? We love our black skins and we are proud of our heritage. Our country is open to all people of African descent."
- President Tubman of Liberia.
"Bluebirds like to be together, eagles hang out with eagles, sparrows stick with sparrows, buzzards go with buzzards. They're all birds, but they go with their own."
- Muhammad Ali.
(Cassius Clay) "It is against God's law to integrate. It's only nature, not hatred, to keep people among their own kind. A man has to be a fool to want to live in any other culture but his own."
- Muhammad Ali.
"The people of England will not passively watch the transformation of whole areas into alien territory.... a deep and dangerous gulf."
- Rt. Hon. Enoch Powell, MP, November 1968
"The right of any nation ... to regulate its demographic composition should be considered as sacred by any liberal-minded man."
- Don Salvador de Madariaga, The Times, October 1964
"If I were Black, I would be for the Blacks; being White, I am for the Whites."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"The idea that all men are equal is a palpable incredibility and a delirious absurdity."
- Thomas Carlyle