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Heirs Quotes and Sayings
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This is God's world, not Satan's.
Christians are the lawful heirs, not non-Christians.
- Gary North

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When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled,
Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled.
So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed.
- Dr. Seuss

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,
and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
- William Ellery Channing

Some believe all that parents, tutors,
and kindred believe.
They take their principles by inheritance,
and defend them as they would their estates,
because they are born heirs to them.
- Alan Watts

 

Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside
all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne,
it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be
an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
- Millicent Fawcett

Here in America we are descended in blood
and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels.
Men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine.
As their heirs, may we never confuse
honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Many mathematicians derive part of their self-esteem
by feeling themselves the proud heirs of a long tradition of rational thinking;
I am afraid they idealize their cultural ancestors.
- Edsger Dijkstra

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Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage.
He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural
traditions which need to be institutionalized so that
they can be passed on to our heirs.
- Betty Shabazz

The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not.
The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.
- Jane Grey

Not in purity or in holiness merely,
for in Paradise man was holy,
and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice
of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
- Matthew Simpson

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

I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men,
then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
- Muhammad Iqbal

The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
- Publilius Syrus

If the object of poetry is, to make men,
then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
- Muhammad Iqbal

I'm the heir apparent to the heir presumptive.
- Princess Margaret

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir.
He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which
have the general character of ritual or ceremonial,
all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin

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

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

To state the facts frankly
is not to despair the future nor indict the past.
The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies
and gives a faithful accounting
to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
- John F. Kennedy

My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate,
and as it were the father to take care of us all,
is not less valiant than they were, although his skill
in the discipline of war was not so much,
not being bred therein.
- Margaret Cavendish

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The best thing about me is you.
- Shannon Crown

I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head.
- Halle Berry

By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory;
the only object of respect that can never excite envy.
- George Bancroft

No cross no crown.
- Francis Quarles

It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune,
a mark of greatness to steal a crown.
The blame diminishes as the guilt increases.
- Friedrich Schiller

Being made in the image of God, man was the crown of creation.
- Walter Lang

Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
- Ovid

That perfect bliss and sole felicity,
the sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
- Christopher Marlowe

Being champion is all well and good,
but you can't eat a crown.
- Althea Gibson

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome,
were united under one crown imperial.
They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
- John Lothrop Motley

We must wake ourselves up!
Or somebody else will take our place,
and bear our cross, and thereby rob us of our crown.
- William Booth

I assure you that the training that you get in a midget,
in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is
really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver.
- Rodger Ward

With this announcement today, the Army has made it
clear what we have known all along -
that Fort Riley is truly the crown jewel of the United States Army.
- Jim Ryun

He that hath no cross deserves no crown.
- Francis Quarles

I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in
the crown of American cinema.
- Tatum O'Neal

The crown of literature is poetry.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Our founders did not oust George III in order for us
to crown Richard I. - Ralph Nader

Luther was guilty of two great crimes -
he struck the Pope in his crown,
and the monks in their belly.
- Desiderius Erasmus

God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that,
if they do not frighten our neighbours,
at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
- Elizabeth I

Integrity of life is fame's best friend,
which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end.
- John Webster

There are no crown princes at Ford.
- Edsel Ford

A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

At the concert I'm going to crown the best looking man,
Mr. Tampa.
Bald men definitely have an edge.
- Christine Lavin

Idleness is the beginning of all vice,
the crown of all virtues.
- Franz Kafka

Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is,
or help to half-a-crown.
- Thomas Hardy

To gain a crown by fighting is great,
to reject it divine.
- Friedrich Schiller

And if I have my choice between a pennant and a triple crown,
I'll take the pennant every time.
- Carl Yastrzemski

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.
- Frederick The Great

The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
and know the mortal through a crown's disguise.
- Mark Akenside

I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything
that is unworthy of my reputation,
or of that of my crown.
- Elizabeth I

Sometime I wish the aliens would abduct me and crown me as their leader.
- George Noory

Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster;
either condemn or crown your hatred.
- Pierre Corneille

I won the crown for what I am - I'm certainly not going to let go of that!
- Nafisa Joseph

The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political
participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia.
- Frank Carlucci

If there be no enemy there's no fight.
If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
- Thomas Carlyle

Public life is regarded as the crown of a career,
and to young men it is the worthiest ambition.
Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.
- Pat Riley

The crown of life is neither happiness nor annihilation;
it is understanding.
- Winifred Holtby

Moreover, in Russia there was an enormous amount of
landed property to be divided,
large estates, crown lands, government land,
and the estates held by the monasteries.
- Herman Gorter

To be a king and wear a crown is a thing more glorious
to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
- Elizabeth I

I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England,
to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them.
- Wilfrid Laurier

A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.
- Pearl Bailey

Uneasy lies the head that craves the crown.
- Howard Koch

A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast to his barn door,
That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing
known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife,
And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
- James Thomas Fields

And therefore, for the sake of my mater,
without any regard for my own, I hope all those that
have a due regard for our constitution and for the
rights and prerogatives of the crown,
without which our constitution can not be preserved,
will be against this motion.
- Robert Walpole

But I must think that an address to his majesty to
remove one of his servants,
without so much as alleging any particular crime against him,
is one of the greatest encroachments that was ever
made upon the prerogatives of the crown.
- Robert Walpole

Have I given any symptoms of an avaricious disposition?
Have I obtained any grants from the crown since I have
been placed at the head of the treasury? Has my conduct
been different from that which others in the same station would have followed?
- Robert Walpole

Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered...
the crown that came from those sufferings which gave
new radiance to the faith...
All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort,
no one ever wins the crown.
- Thomas Becket


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