There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. - Tom Robbins
Imperfection is inherited, therefore we all sin, but fighting the war of sin is the greatest war of all because we all die in the end no matter how hard we fight.
It's tough to get out of one's inherited imbecilic culture, and a thus inherited or endowed lunatic belief system. A freethinker must overcome every deadened system. Especially one's own. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Today the artist has inherited the combined functions of hermit, pilgrim, prophet, priest, shaman, sorcerer, soothsayer, alchemist. - Thomas Merton
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Blood is inherited and virtue is acquired. - Venezuelan Proverb
Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew… - Will Durant
Time is the only commodity in life that cannot be bought, sold, borrowed, given out as a gift and it cannot be inherited. - Sunday Adelaja
If you do not want others to laugh at your inherited god and faith, then, do not follow a hateful and stupid, a man-made sod and ism, mate. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I don't believe in leaving anything to be inherited.
Champions are made and not born. Champion’s feat are acquired and not inherited, earned and not transferred, attained and not deposited - Ikechukwu Joseph
He inherited some good instincts from his Quaker forebearers, but by diligent hard work, he overcame them. - James Reston Jr.
Inherited Will, The Destiny of the Age, and The Dreams of the People. As long as people continue to pursue the meaning of Freedom, these things will never cease to be!" - Gol D. Roger - Eiichiro Oda
The inability to rise above one's inherited ism and ideology makes one live and die a fool, just a folly. - Fakeer Ishavardas
No great manager or leader ever fell from heaven, its learned not inherited. - Tom Northup
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth. - Andy Beckett
Beauty is handed out as undemocratically as inherited peerages, and beautiful people have done nothing to deserve their astonishing reward.