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Ancestors Quotes

We have completed our mission to the EU, now we are on our way to the Balkans. Our ancestors went on horse back, we are going by plane.
Abdullah Gul
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Wilbur Wright
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who...looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space...on the infinite highway of the air.
Wilbur Wright
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Benjamin Franklin
Let our Fathers and Grandfathers be valued for their Goodness, ourselves for our own.
Benjamin Franklin
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Douglas Adams
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
Douglas Adams
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As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
Daniel Boorstin
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We're lucky our ancestors came here. It makes you realize the sacrifices they experienced.
Steven Cohen
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Granth Sahib
Those who chant are sanctified. All those who listen are blessed, and those who write save their ancestors.
Granth Sahib
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It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
Charles Warner
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So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants
Publius Tacitus
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As a nation, a society, a family and an individual, we must be grateful to our great ancestors who dedicated their lives to laying the infrastructure of our livelihood today. Let’s continue their path and build upon it.
Master Kwon
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Benjamin Franklin
Mr. Lincoln, I believe your grandfather was a farmer in Pennsylvania,
Benjamin Franklin
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We must create the Georgia that our ancestors dreamed of, the Georgia that we dream of.
Mikhail Saakashvili
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I am glad my ancestors arrived on the Mayflower, but I am gladder that there are nine generations between us.
William Phelps
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My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there to meet the boat.
Will Rogers
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My ancestors didn't come over in the Mayflower -- they met the boat.
Will Rogers
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Worshippers of the demigods go to the demigods, the worshippers of the ancestors go to the ancestors, and the worshippers of the ghosts go to the ghosts, but My devotees come to Me (and are not born again).
Bhagavad Gita
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Other ancestors that you have can also be certified. The list is always growing.
Wynelle Guidry
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I think these people have betrayed or have forgotten their ancestors,
Zhu Rongji
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Richard Dawkins
just because something is labelled as ‘a natural process’ doesn’t make it any less miraculous. There is something a bit ridiculous about saying, ‘there is no way this guy could have turned water into wine’ when we are at the bottom of a gravity well on a small rocky planet orbiting a nuclear fireball, our ancestors were fish and bacteria, our bodies are made of stardust, and the universe jumped from a size smaller than an atom to a complex, fine-tuned, system with over 100 billion galaxies.
Richard Dawkins
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man finds room in a few square inches of his face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Maya Angelou
We need to haunt the house of history and listen anew to the ancestors' wisdom.
Maya Angelou
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All these ancestors of mine, when they arrived here, there weren't restrictions on them as there are now. Who's to say whether they would have been able to come themselves if there had been restrictions? But I'm glad they did, because here I am.
Jerry Coleman
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I have drunk deep of the waters of my ancestors.
Larry Neal
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man is physically as well as metaphysically a thing of shreds and patches, borrowed unequally from good and bad ancestors, and a misfit from the start
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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I don't feel like it's right because I feel like all our ancestors came over here and they had to become legal citizens. Why shouldn't every one else? I don't care who you are.
Wanda Peterson
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I got very interested, and I started researching my own ancestors. It's been a passion and a hobby since then.
Gary Lloyd
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While we know a lot about how teeth and facial structures changed over time, it was thought that once our ancestors became bipedal, there were few, if any, changes in the ankle associated with walking on two legs. Now we know there were slightly different ways to be bipedal.
Gary Schwartz
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We owe it to our ancestors and our children to keep this celebration going. We just can't stop. This is so important for us,
Arthur Hardy
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You carry a very heavy burden, Prime Minister. You carry the hopes and dreams of every Japanese alive today and those of our honored ancestors. You literally carry Japan upon your back.
Atsuko Abe
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