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All heiresses are beautiful.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Critics   
     
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Artists   
     
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 | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Die and endow a college or a cat.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Inheritance
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
~ Mahatma Gandhi | ( Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism. ) | 1869-1948 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
~ Niccolo Machiavelli | ( Italian philosopher and statesman. ) | 1469-1527 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Never say you know a man until you have divided an inheritance with him.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
No legacy is so rich as honestly.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
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 | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Inheritance
quotes Division : American poets   
     
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.
~ Charlotte Bronte | ( English novelist and poet, ) | 1816-1855 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
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 | (American novelist ) | 1832-1888 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
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 | (American novelist ) | 1832-1888 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him.
~ Johann Kaspar Lavater | ( Swiss theologian and poet. ) | 1741-1801 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation.
~ William Hazlitt | ( British essayist. ) | 1778-1830 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.
~ Thomas Fuller | ( British clergyman and author. ) | 1608-1661 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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 | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Inheritance
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Inheritance
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
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 | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
~ Publius Cornelius Tacitus | ( Roman historian. ) | 55-117 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
To inherit property is not to be born -- it is to be still-born, rather.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
~ Honore de Balzac | ( French novelist. ) | 1799-1850 | Inheritance
quotes Division : Novelists   
     

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