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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.
The best thing about being a dad? Well, I think it's just the thing that every man wants - to have a son and heir.
The crown is not my right, and pleaseth me not. The Lady Mary is the rightful heir.
Only the Communist Party, as the institution that brings together the revolutionary vanguard and will always guarantee the unity of Cubans, can be the worthy heir of the trust deposited by the people in their leader.
Al Gore is an heir to the old czars and commissars. He never saw a regulation he didn't like.
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
The patient is not likely to recover who makes the doctor his heir.
I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
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
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.
I do see myself as the heir to a vast, great, rich culture of painting - of art in general - which we have lost, but which places obligations on us.
I'm the heir apparent to the heir presumptive.
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
Many labourers can trace their descent from farmers or well-to-do people, and it is not uncommon to find here and there a man who believes that he is entitled to a large property in Chancery, or elsewhere, as the heir.
The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
Those in supreme power always suspect and hate their next heir.
Sarah Palin is an heir to the women's movement. She has not been constrained by gender. At no point in her life has she thought, 'I can't do that because I'm a woman.'
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.
Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you're the party out of power - on the one hand it's wide open because there's not an heir apparent - but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances.
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
I think of Dermot Healy as the heir to Patrick Kavanagh.
George W. Bush, though a president's son, is cast as Reagan's heir even more than his father's.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.
B. F. Skinner
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