Inheritance Quotes

I would rather make my name than inherit it.

He is no great heir that inherits not his ancestor’s virtues.

He who waits for a dead man’s shoes is in danger of going barefoot.

The child of a tiger is a tiger.

He who comes for the inheritance is often made to pay for the funeral.

What madness it is for a man to starve himself to enrich his heir, and so turn a friend into an enemy! For his joy at your death will be proportioned to what you leave him.

And Happy always was it for that son – Whose father for his hoarding went to hell. (Henry VI)

Woman: You have the greatest brain in the world, and I have the most beautiful body; so we ought to produce the most perfect child. Shaw: What if the child inherits my body and your brains?

To inherit property is not to be born – is to be stillborn, rather.

The English are mentioned in the Bible: Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.