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If you want to see what your friends and family think of you, die broke, and see who comes to your funeral. (Quote by - Gregory Nunn)

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. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater)

What we have inherited from our fathers and mothers is not all that 'walks in us.' There are all sorts of dead ideas and lifeless old beliefs. They have no tangibility, but they haunt us all the same and we can not get rid of them. Whenever I take up a newspaper I seem to see Ghosts gliding between the lines. Ghosts must be all over the country. as thick as the sands of the sea. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

Die and endow a college or a cat. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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. (Quote by - Louisa May Alcott)

The meek may inherit the earth, but the other kind inherits the mortgage (Quote by - Noah Goldstein)

We are all gifted. That is our inheritance. (Quote by - Ethel Waters)

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. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes)

For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it shall be his to the year of liberty; after it shall return to the prince: but his inheritance shall be his sons' for them. (Quote by - Bible)

Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can. (Quote by - Elizabeth I)

All heiresses are beautiful. (Quote by - John Dryden)

He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral (Quote by - Yiddish)

He lives to build, not boast, a generous race; No tenth transmitter of a foolish face. (Quote by - Richard Savage)

And all to leave what with his toil he won, To that unfeather'd two-legged thing, a son. (Quote by - John Dryden)

To accept an unorthodoxy is always to inherit unresolved contradictions (Quote by - George Orwell)

I would rather make my name than inherit it. (Quote by - William M. Thackeray)

I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one (Quote by - Augustine Burrell)

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. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

A person can receive nothing except it be given him from heaven. (Quote by - Bible)

The are of will-making chiefly consists in baffling the importunity of expectation. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)


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