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Hereditary Quotes

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I can't tell you if genius is hereditary,
because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

Related topics: Intelligence

Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind,
lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
- Walter Scott

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea,
because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
- Carl Sagan

There are heads of royal families who control hereditary
fortunes that defy comprehension.
- Paul Getty

 

The greater part of the governments on earth may be
termed monarchical aristocracies,
or hereditary dominions independent of the people.
- Ezra Stiles

We stand a better chance with aristocracy,
whether hereditary or elective, than with monarchy.
- Ezra Stiles

Wrinkles are hereditary.
Parents get them from their children.
- Doris Day

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Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.
- Sam Levenson

Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world,
an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule.
- Edward Gibbon

In Pakistan politics is hereditary.
- Imran Khan

OUR history begins before we are born.
We represent the hereditary influences of our race,
and our ancestors virtually live in us.
- James Nasmyth

I finally demonstrated that typhus infection is not hereditary in the louse.
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember
that virtue is not hereditary.
- Thomas Paine

I was born with this.
It's a hereditary genetic condition.
This is something you can go your whole life without
really knowing that something's wrong.
I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.
- Steven Cojocaru

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

For every good reason there is to lie,
there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

I married the first man I ever kissed.
When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money.
Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
- Martin Cruz Smith

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more,
that everyone's given up.
- Ian Hislop

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom;
wait until they have been married longer.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wouldn't pretend to tell you we don't pay our lawyers well.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

If you ask me what I came into this life to do,
I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
- Emile Zola

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball.
I'll tell you what I do.
I stare out the window and wait for spring.
- Rogers Hornsby

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39


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