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Quote Left Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal. Quote Right
Quote Left The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses. Quote Right
Quote Left He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another. Quote Right
Quote Left Heredity is nothing, but stored environment. Quote Right
Quote Left Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree. Quote Right
Quote Left Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants. Quote Right
Quote Left No one is better born than another, unless they are born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition. Quote Right
Quote Left There is a certain class of people who prefer to say that their fathers came down in the world through their own follies than to boast that they rose in the world through their own industry and talents. It is the same shabby-genteel sentiment, the same vanity of birth which makes men prefer to believe that they are degenerated angels rather than elevated apes. Quote Right
Quote Left If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires. Quote Right
Quote Left I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap. Quote Right
Quote Left Mules are always boasting that their ancestors were horses. Quote Right
Quote Left Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others. Quote Right
Quote Left Nothing is so soothing to our self esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us. Quote Right
Quote Left It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. Quote Right
Quote Left Unworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants. Quote Right
Quote Left The scholar without good breeding is a nitpicker; the philosopher a cynic; the soldier a brute and everyone else disagreeable. Quote Right
Quote Left In church your grandsire cut his throat; to do the job too long he tarried: he should have had my hearty vote to cut his throat before he married. Quote Right
Quote Left Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others. Quote Right
Quote Left Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists. Quote Right
Quote Left Breed is stronger than pasture. Quote Right
Quote Left Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. Quote Right
Quote Left My ancestors didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they were there to meet the boat. Quote Right
Quote Left From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor. Quote Right
Quote Left Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son. Quote Right