Heir Quotes

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

Skilled in every trick, a worthy heir of his paternal craft, he would make black look like white, and white look black.

Ovid

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

Is it not strange, that an infant should be heir of the whole world, and see those mysteries which the books of the learned never unfold?

Thomas Traherne

This the curse of service: Preferment goes by letter and affection, and not by old gradation, where each second stood heir to the first.

William Shakespeare

Here is a mental treatment guaranteed to cure every ill that flesh is heir to: sit for half an hour every night and mentally forgive everyone against whom you have any ill will or antipathy.

Charles Fillmore

The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.

Lord Byron

The money complex is the demonic, and the demonic is God's ape; the money complex is therefore the heir to and substitute for the religious complex, an attempt to find God in things.

Norman O. Brown

Punishment of a miser - to pay the drafts of his heir in his tomb.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.

Bible

What with your friend you nobly share; At least you rescue from your heir.

Horace

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

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

The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.

Jane Grey

The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.

Publilius Syrus

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