Quotes of Heir

“ The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ If you are not in fashion, you are nobody. ”

- Lord Chesterfield

“ Our democracy was created by men who fought for the right to vote so that their descendants could exercise their right not to vote. ”

- Evan Esar

“ All his successors gone before him have done 't; and all his ancestors that come after him may. - The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act i. Sc. 1. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Someone had to do it. That son of a bitch killed my President. ”

- Jack Ruby

“ It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way. No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slaveowners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ The Farmer and His Sons A father, being on the point of death, wished to be sure that his sons would give the same attention to his farm as he himself had given it. He called them to his bedside and said, My sons, there is a great treasure hid in one of my vineyards… ”

- Aesop

“ The Father and His Sons A father had a family of sons who were perpetually quarreling among themselves. When he failed to heal their disputes by his exhortations, he determined to give them a practical illustration of the evils of disunion; and for this purpose he one day told them to bring him a bundle of sticks… ”

- Aesop

“ And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law. ”

- Bible

“ Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths, Our bruised arms hung up for monuments, Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures… ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them. ”

- Alan Watts

“ CARNIVOROUS, adj. Addicted to the cruelty of devouring the timorous vegetarian, his heirs and assigns. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past. ”

- H.F. Hedge

“ A third heir seldom enjoys what has been dishonestly acquired. ”

- Juvenal

“ Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past. ”

- Francis Herbert Hedge

“ God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages. ”

- William Ellery Channing

“ He's a fool that makes his doctor his heir. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Is it not strange, that an infant should be heir of the whole world, and see those mysteries which the books of the learned never unfold? ”

- Thomas Traherne

“ The money complex is the demonic, and the demonic is God's ape; the money complex is therefore the heir to and substitute for the religious complex, an attempt to find God in things. ”

- Norman O. Brown

“ The spendthrift robs his heirs; the miser robs himself. ”

- Jean de la Bruyere

“ The way to be immortal you will never even catch cold. ”

- Lord Byron

“ The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir. ”

- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

“ What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ What you enjoy is yours; what you save for your heirs, is already not yours, but theirs. ”

- Unknown

“ When at last we are sure, You've been properly pilled, Then a few paper forms, Must be properly filled. So that you and your heirs, May be properly billed. ”

- Theodor Geisel

“ What's ill-got scarce to a third heir descends, nor wrongful booty meets with prosperous ends. ”

- Thomas Walsingham

“ A true heiress is never mean to anyone - except a girl who steals your boyfriend. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. ”

- Washington Irving
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