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Breed is stronger than pasture.
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George Eliot

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Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.
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Russian Proverb

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Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.
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Voltaire

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Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.
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Robert Louis Stevenson

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Every man is an omnibus in which his ancestors ride.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor.
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Proverb

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Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another.
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Seneca

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Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.
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Plato

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Heredity is nothing, but stored environment.
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Luther Burbank

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High birth is an accident, not a virtue.
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Pietro Metastasio

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I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.
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Fred A. Allen

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I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
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Abraham Lincoln

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If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
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Nicholas Boileau

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Is anyone simply by birth to be applauded or punished?
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Hitopadesa

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It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.
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Plutarch

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Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses.
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German Proverb

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My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there to meet the boat.
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Will Rogers

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The kind of ancestors we have had is not as important as the kind of descendants our ancestors have.
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Source Unknown

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The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
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Ovid

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Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others.
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Seneca

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Unworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants.
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Danish Proverb

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We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.
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Joyce Carol Oates

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