Quotation Explorer - 'Inherit'

Language is something you inherit, it's never just you doing the talking, which helps when you're pretending. - Cees Nooteboom
Life do your worst; we are plump of knee and mild of eye, we are douce, glib and blithe; we inherit the semi, while others inherit the wind. - Hilary Mantel
History is hereditary only in this way: we, all of us, inherit everything, and then we choose what to cherish, what to disavow, and what do do next, which is why it's worth trying to know where things come from. - Jill Lepore
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. - Crazy Horse
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. - J. Paul Getty
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war. - Herbert Hoover
No earthly teacher is flawless. If you limit yourself to learning according to the exact mindset of the teacher, you will also inherit his flaws.
We don't inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. - David Brower
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network. - Toni Morrison
The kind-hearted won't inherit the earth but they make it a tolerable place to live. - Marty Rubin
Libraries are not made; they grow. Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one. - Augustine Birrell
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. - Don Marquis
The cloud-capp'd towers,the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on; and our little life Is rounded with a sleep. - William Shakespeare
In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. - Dick Gregory
The meek shall inherit the earth? Well... I don't think so. If by meek you mean friendly and introverted, okay maybe, but if by meek you mean unwilling to take a chance, then never. If I was a betting man and I had to wager on who I thought would inherit the earth, my money would be on the curious. - Jim Coudal
We somehow must become what we are not, sacrificing what we are, to inherit the masquerade of what we will be. - Shane L. Koyczan
Fear is a disease of mind we inherit from society. - Debasish Mridha
and he imagines carsand rides them in his dreams,so lonely growing up amongthe imaginary automobilesand dead souls of Tarrytownto createout of his own imaginationthe beauty of his wildforebears - a mythology he cannot inherit. - Allen Ginsberg
Stay humble and inherit greatness, wise and inherit eternal life - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
The meek shall indeed inherit the earth. They have the power to act rationally instead of reacting emotionally. - David M. Butcher
Embrace the pain to inherit the gain. - Habeeb Akande
In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
Blessed be the meek, for they shall inherit six feet of the earth.
Any titles, money, or privilege you inherit are actually hindrances. They delude you into believing you are owed respect. - Robert Greene
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