28 Total Quotes

Inheritance Quotes

Louisa May Alcott
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
Louisa May Alcott
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Letty Pogrebin
Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.
Letty Pogrebin
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A man cannot leave a better legacy to the world than a well-educated family.
Thomas Scott
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Niccolo Machiavelli
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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William Hazlitt
The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.
William Hazlitt
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One does not jump, and spring, and shout hurrah! at hearing one has got a fortune, one begins to consider responsibilities, and to ponder business; on a base of steady satisfaction rise certain grave cares, and we contain ourselves, and brood over our bliss with a solemn brow.
Emily Bronte,
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 Bible,
And it shall come to pass, that in what tribe the stranger sojourneth, there shall ye give him his inheritance, saith the Lord GOD.
Bible,
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You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!
Marcus Martial
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Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
Johann Kaspar
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John Ruskin
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
John Ruskin
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Lord Byron
The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.
Lord Byron
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One of the biggest problems I see these days is when the children feel they have a right to an inheritance and a lot of times [they want to intervene on their parent's financial behalf] before they are ready and willing to do that. I know a lot of lawyers who say the first thing they do is take the parents into a room and ask them if they are ready for this.
Frank Degen
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Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition<br/>that each generation, in turn, becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources and each generation has the obligation to pass <br/>this inheritance on to the future.
Charles Lindbergh
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It really changes your entire perspective when you go through an inheritance.
Barbara Steinmetz
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 Bible,
A person can receive nothing except it be given him from heaven.
Bible,
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Miguel de Cervantes
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.
Miguel de Cervantes
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You may not be able to leave your children a great inheritance, but day by day, you may be weaving coats for them which they will wear for all eternity.
Theodore L. Cuyler
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The weak shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty
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A third heir seldom enjoys what has been dishonestly acquired.
(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
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Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Alexander Pope
But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
Alexander Pope
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Alexander Pope
Die and endow a college or a cat.
Alexander Pope
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He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral.
Yiddish Proverbs
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I would rather make my name than inherit it.
William M. Thackeray
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Henry David Thoreau
To inherit property is not to be born -- it is to be still-born, rather.
Henry David Thoreau
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What you enjoy is yours; what you save for your heirs, is already not yours, but theirs.
Author Unknown
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