quote by John Henrik Clarke

White people think when you love yourself you hate them. No, when I love myself they become irrelevant to me.

— John Henrik Clarke

Inspiring Irrelevant quotations

Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Whenever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.

Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.

Making your unknown known is the important thing.

The task of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths so strong that it makes the system's weaknesses irrelevant.

Emphasize reconciliation, not resolution.

It is unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about everything. Reconciliation focuses on the relationship, while resolution focuses on the problem. When we focus on reconciliation, the problem loses significance and often becomes irrelevant.

Worry is irrelevant. It alters nothing. When was the last time you solved a problem by worrying about it?

Great vision without great people is irrelevant.

Memory can change the shape of a room;

it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts. (Leonard Shelby, Memento)

If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.

The church must be reminded that it is not the master or the servant of the state, but rather the conscience of the state. It must be the guide and the critic of the state, and never its tool. If the church does not recapture its prophetic zeal, it will become an irrelevant social club without moral or spiritual authority.

Great vision without great people is irrelevant.

People tell me they want to make the Bible relevant.

Nonsense. The Bible's already relevant. You're the one that's irrelevant!

Any musician who has not experienced - I do not say understood, but truly experienced - the necessity of dodecaphonic music is USELESS. For his whole work is irrelevant to the needs of his epoch.

The United Nations has become a largely irrelevant, if not positively destructive institution, and the just-released U.N. report on the atrocities in Darfur, Sudan, proves the point.

Let us close the springs of racial poison.

Let us pray for wise and understanding hearts. Let us lay aside irrelevant differences and make our nation whole.

A poor relation—is the most irrelevant thing in nature.

Ugly. Is irrelevant. It is an immeasurable insult to a woman, and then supposedly the worst crime you can commit as a woman. But ugly, as beautiful, is an illusion.

Unless you’re continually improving your skills, you’re quickly becoming irrelevant.

Your career, interests and relationships are important, but they are only important insofar as they lead you toward a deeper understanding of yourself. Otherwise, they are irrelevant.

Journalists have no choice but to fight back because if they don't, they will become irrelevant.

Everything in his life had come down to the sensation of her fingers against his. The person he was, the history he carried within himself, every joy and grief he had ever experienced, slipped way like an irrelevant garment. He was nothing but skin, speaking to another skin, and between the skins there was no need to find any words.

Sport is a great equalizer that can build bridges, transcend borders and cultures, and render even the fiercest conflicts temporarily irrelevant.

Organizations exist to make people's strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant. And this is the work of effective leaders.

Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.

When a jealous person sees signs of other people's success and good fortune, his heart is pierced with envy. But someone who has learned to rejoice in the good fortune of others experiences only happiness. Seeing another person's beautiful house or attractive partner immediately makes him happy - the fact that they are not his own is irrelevant.

Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant.

Is Zionism racism? I would say yes. It's a policy that to me looks like it has very many parallels with racism. The effect is the same. Whether you call it that or not is in a sense irrelevant.

To start the day without prayer is to suggest the devil is feeble, God is irrelevant, and we can handle things on our own.

Market value is irrelevant to intrinsic value.

... Unqualified judgment can at most claim to decide the market-value - a value that can be in inverse proportion to the intrinsic value.

Within search results, information tied to verified online profiles will be ranked higher than content without such verification, which will result in most users naturally clicking on the top (verified) results. The true cost of remaining anonymous, then, might be irrelevance.

If your customer base is aging with you, then eventually you are going to become obsolete or irrelevant. You need to be constantly figuring out who are your new customers and what are you doing to stay forever young.

On graduating from school, a studious young man who would withstand the tedium and monotony of his duties has no choice but to lose himself in some branch of science or literature completely irrelevant to his assignment.

May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple, mixed, ambiguous at best - out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear, the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant; that is what matters.

If we think we are usually good, then God is usually irrelevant.

.. Such thinking ignores the depths of sin in my own heart, and, in essence, it elevates me so that I am just a mildly flawed imitation of God rather than someone completely dependent on Him.

My best works are erotic displays of mental confusions.. with intrusions of irrelevant information.

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