We do not inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
— American Indian Proverbs

The ancestor of every action is thought.
Ralph Waldo Emerson ancestors quote

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I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
— Abraham Lincoln

Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values.
— Ralph Ellison

Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses.
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