Quotations on Heir

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Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin
(Keywords: Character, Heir, Ritual)

My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein.
- Margaret Cavendish
(Keywords: War, Father, Brother, Discipline, Being, Care, Heir, Skill)

The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.
- Jane Grey
(Keywords: Lady, Heir, Right)

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir. He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge
(Keywords: Fortune, Heir, Man, Past)

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Keywords: Future, Heir, Man, Past)

If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Keywords: Poetry, Men, Heir, Prophecy)

Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Keywords: Poetry, Men, Heir, Prophecy)

To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Trust, Despair, Facts, Future, Heir, Obligation, Past, State)

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller
(Keywords: Father, Son, Achievement, Being, Heir, Perfection)

Not in purity or in holiness merely, for in Paradise man was holy, and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
- Matthew Simpson
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Christ, Paradise, Heaven, Heir, Holiness, Man, Purity)

The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
- Publilius Syrus
(Keywords: Disguise, Heir, Laughter, Weeping)









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