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The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty
Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
The revolution has always been in the hands of the young. The young always inherit the revolution.
I've always assumed that my parents and my in-laws would live with me when I get older and have children. I just assume it will happen and that it's the right way to do things. It's a deeply Indian custom - that you kind of inherit your parents and your spouse's parents and you take care of them eventually.
This is the greatest society in all of human history, the greatest country ever. Many of the decisions being made in Washington today by both parties are threatening that greatness. And if we stay on this road we're on right now, our children are going to be the first Americans ever to inherit a diminished country.
In America there is institutional racism that we all inherit and participate in, like breathing the air in this room - and we have to become sensitive to it.
Henry Louis Gates
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth.
If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known.
W. E. B. Du Bois
It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
I am very much against makeup and high heels and all that we inherit as 'beauty.'
Nawal El Saadawi
Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
What is important for kids to learn is that no matter how much money they have, earn, win, or inherit, they need to know how to spend it, how to save it, and how to give it to others in need. This is what handling money is about, and this is why we give kids an allowance.
It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow... that are the aftermath of war.
Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country.
The message is not so much that the worms will inherit the Earth, but that all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm.
We inherit every one of our genes, but we leave the womb without a single microbe. As we pass through our mother's birth canal, we begin to attract entire colonies of bacteria. By the time a child can crawl, he has been blanketed by an enormous, unseen cloud of microorganisms - a hundred trillion or more.
I think it's your duty to overcome what you inherit in life.
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Friendships are the family we make - not the one we inherit. I've always been someone to whom friendship, elective affinities, is as important as family.
It's very easy for people to be critical of President Obama's first term, but let's face it, he didn't exactly inherit the country in the best shape.
We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of.
I have no child to inherit my properties. You, the people, are my only family, and to make you happy is the reason I do politics.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
They made it to the middle class, my dad working as a bartender and my mother as a cashier and a maid. I didn't inherit any money from them. But I inherited something far better - the real opportunity to accomplish my dreams.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Henry Van Dyke
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