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What are the best bequeathed quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is bequeathed!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Plato, John Ruskin or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous bequeathed quote.

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. — Plato

God has lent us the earth for our life; it is a great entail. It belongs as much to those who are to come after us, and whose names are already written in the book of creation, as to us; and we have no right, by anything that we do or neglect, to involve them in unnecessary penalties, or deprive them of benefits which it was in our power to bequeath. — John Ruskin

This is a great country, and it wasn't made so by angry people. We have a sacred duty to bequeath it to our grandchildren in better shape than however we found it. We have a long way to go and we're not getting any younger.Dante said that the hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who in time of crisis remain neutral, so I have spoken my piece, and thank you, dear reader. It's a beautiful world, rain or shine, and there is more to life than winning. — Garrison Keillor

Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness, when bequeathed by those who. when alive, would not have contributed. — Charles Caleb Colton

Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every generation enjoys the use of a vast hoard bequeathed to it by antiquity, and transmits that hoard, augmented by fresh acquisitions, to future ages. — Thomas Babington Macaulay

Our civilization, bequeathed to us by fierce adventurers, eaters of meat and hunters, is so full of hurry and combat, so busy about many things which perhaps are of no importance, that it cannot but see something feeble in a civilization which smiles as it refuses to make the battlefield the test of excellence. — James Joyce

The most remarkable aspect of the transition we are living through is not so much the passage from want to affluence as the passage from labor to leisure. Leisure contains the future, it is the new horizon. The prospect then is one of unremitting labor to bequeath to future generations a chance of founding a society of leisure that will overcome the demands and compulsions of productive labor so that time may be devoted to creative activities or simply to pleasure and happiness. — Henri Lefebvre