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The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

Orlando A. Battista, chemist

I would rather make my name than inherit it.

William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist

Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

Henry David Thoreau, author

What you enjoy is yours; what you save for your heirs, is already not yours, but theirs.


I would as soon leave my son a curse as the almighty dollar.

Andrew Carnegie, businessman

Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

We pay for the mistakes of our ancestors, and it seems only fair that they should leave us the money to pay with.

Don Marquis, poet

Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.

Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian

All heiresses are beautiful.

John Dryden, poet

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For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.

Lord Byron, poet

The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.

Thomas Fuller, clergyman

Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.

Tacitus, historian

My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.

John Bunyan, clergyman

Die and endow a college or a cat.

Alexander Pope, poet

The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.

William Hazlitt, critic

One of the strongest and most persistent elements in national development has been that inheritance of political traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.

Albert Bushnell Hart, historian

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not its mineral rights.

J. Paul Getty, businessman

Nothing succeeds like ones own successor.

Clarence H. Hincks,

It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth after they inherit it.

Kin Hubbard, cartoonist

A third heir seldom enjoys what has been dishonestly acquired.

Juvenal, poet

You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!

Marcus Valerius Martial, poet

If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral.

Gregory Nunn, athlete

Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin,

But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.

Alexander Pope, poet

Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.

Ruth E. Renkel,

A man cannot leave a better legacy to the world than a well-educated family.

Thomas Scott,

Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance.

Albert Claude, scientist

All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them of how heavy their inheritance is.

Harold Bloom, critic

Washington's insatiable desire to spend our children's inheritance on failed stimulus plans and other misguided economic theories have given record debt and left us with far too many unemployed.

Rick Perry, politician

The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979 as the Year of the Child. Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?

Pope John Paul II, clergyman

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.

Edward Hopper, artist

Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history.

Ralph Adams Cram, architect

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.

Karel Capek,

We are all gifted. That is our inheritance.

Ethel Waters, musician

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.

Alberto Moravia, novelist

I am better able to imagine hell than heaven; it is my inheritance, I suppose.

Elinor Wylie, poet

In fact, the history of North America has been perhaps more profoundly influenced by man's inheritance from his past homes than by the physical features of his present home.

Ellsworth Huntington, educator

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, poet

It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance.

Barry Commoner, scientist

Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind. Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.

Henry Cabot Lodge, politician

Thus the genetic basis to the origin of bird species is to be sought in the inheritance of adult traits that are subject to natural and sexual selection.

Peter R. Grant, scientist

Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females, or of their responsiveness to particular male signals.

Peter R. Grant, scientist

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.


Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.

Karl Kraus, writer

As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

The human's place in the universe will be set in the scheme of evolution, the product of our biological inheritance.

Walter Gilbert, scientist

To inherit property is not to be born -- it is to be still-born, rather.

Henry David Thoreau, author

He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral.

Yiddish Proverbs,

To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

A person can receive nothing except it be given him from heaven.


One does not jump, and spring, and shout hurrah! at hearing one has got a fortune, one begins to consider responsibilities, and to ponder business; on a base of steady satisfaction rise certain grave cares, and we contain ourselves, and brood over our bliss with a solemn brow.

Charlotte Bronte, novelist

The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.

Lord Byron, poet

There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.

Miguel de Cervantes, novelist

You may not be able to leave your children a great inheritance, but day by day, you may be weaving coats for them which they will wear for all eternity.

Theodore L. Cuyler,

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

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