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He thinks posterity is a pack-horse, always ready to be loaded. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

A mule has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity. (Quote by - Charles J. Ingersoll)

What has posterty done for us, That we, lest they their rights should lose, Should trust our necks to gripe of noose? (Quote by - John Trumbull)

Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else. (Quote by - Heywood Broun)

Every generation is a secret society and has incommunicable enthusiasm, tastes and interests which are a mystery both to its predecessor and to posterity. (Quote by - Arthur Chapman)

Herself the solitary scion left Of a time-honourd race. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The man was laughed at as a blunderer who said in a public business: we do much for posterity; I would fain see them do something for us. (Quote by - Mrs. Elizabeth Robinson Montagu)

Cest lactuel qui compte. Invoquer sa poste¤ rite¤ cest faire un discours aux asticots. It isthepresentthatcounts.To invoke onesposterity isto make a speech to maggots. (Quote by - Destouches)

It is strange how the memory of a man may float to posterity on what he would have himself regarded as the most trifling of his works. (Quote by - William Osier)

The nations which have put mankind and posterity most in their debt have been small states (Quote by - Israel, Athens, Florence, Elizabethan England. (Quote by - Dean William R. Inge)

We are always doing, says he, something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do something for us. (Quote by - Sir Richard Steele)


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