It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.— Millard Fuller
Devotion Pedigree quotations
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigrees of nations.
I'd rather have an inch of a dog than miles of pedigree.
You are a child of God. He is father of your spirit. Spiritually you are of noble birth, the offspring of the King of Heaven. Fix that truth in your mind and hold to it. However many generations in your mortal ancestry, no matter what race or people you represent, the pedigree of your spirit can be written on a single line. You are a child of God!
The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him is aristocracy.
I think you have to have a jazz pedigree to be on jazz radio.
Languages are the pedigree of nations.
We've had a problem finding a vocalist.
We have not been lucky yet to find the one. I think the problem is that the three of us have such a pedigree of vocalist, that if we come out with someone that's not good we'll obviously be slated!
Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them.
But every Englishman loves a pedigree.
He who boasts of his pedigree praises that which does not belong to him.
Passion, not pedigree, will win in the end.
Man scans with scrupulous care the character and pedigree of his horses, cattle, and dogs before he matches them; but when he comes to his own marriage he rarely, or never, takes any such care.
More knowledge may be gained of a man's real character by a short conversation with one of his servants than from a formal and studied narrative, begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral.
Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
The information highway is being sold to us as delivering information, but what it's really delivering is data... Unlike data, information has utility, timeliness, accuracy, a pedigree... Editors serve as barometers of quality, and most of an editor's time is spent saying no.
If you need to invoke your academic pedigree or job title for people to believe what you say, then you need a better argument.
I'm not looking at an action movie as something where I just jump around and look beautiful and show my muscles. Since there are so few people that do this and have that pedigree, people disregard their contribution.
Pedigree matters: if you break your shoulder trying to open a door, it's much harder to play the game once you get in the room.
Sometimes you want to dress a certain way... that doesn't always reflect your pedigree.
I believe that in this life, we are defined not by the station in life into which we are born, nor by our pedigree, race, or religion, but by the choices we make.
Nature makes all the noblemen; wealth, education, or pedigree never made one yet.
Pedigrees seldom improve by age; the grandson is too often a weak infringement on the grandsire's parent.
Say not that thou hast royal blood in thy veins;
say not that thou art born of God if thou canst not prove thy pedigree by daring to be holy!
Thus we have given to man a pedigree of prodigious length, but not, it may be said, of noble quality.
What is the use of your pedigrees?
In great pedigrees there are Governours and Chandlers.
Of what avail are pedigrees?
Pedigree and ancestry and what we ourselves have not achieved, I scarcely recognize as our own.
The secret of force in writing lies not so much in the pedigree of nouns and adjectives and verbs, as in having something that you believe in to say, and making the parts of speech vividly conscious of it.
They (Bayern Munich) lost in the semi-finals of the Champions League to Real Madrid last year, and the year before that were beaten in the final by Manchester United, so their European pedigree is second to none.
Of what use are pedigrees, or to be thought of noble blood, or the display of family portraits, O Ponticus?
We love it because it is self dependent, self derived, and therefore of an old immaculate pedigree, even if shown in a young person.
The pedigree's pretty high. For people who are really scary movie fans, this is nirvana. If you're in the mood to get scared, just watch this every week. It'll creep you out.
We must, if we are to be consistent, and if we re to have a real pedigree herd, mate the best of our men with the best of our women as often as possible, and the inferior men with the inferior women as seldom as possible, and keep only the offspring of the best.
Everyone's pedigree merges into everyone else's pedigree.
So if you go back far enough, everyone is related.