When he followed the instincts which God had transmitted to him from his ancestry of beasts of prey, he called it sin and asked God to forgive him. - Bertrand Russell
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - Dean William R. Inge
No self is of itself alone. It has a long chain of intellectual ancestors. The "I" is chained to ancestry by many factors… This is not mere allegory, but an eternal memory. - Erwin Schrödinger
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. - William Ralph Inge
He who boasts of his ancestry is praising the deeds of another. - Seneca
The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground. - Thomas Overbury
A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by a common hatred of its neighbors.