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In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
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.
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure.
Honore de Balzac
It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth once they inherit it.
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.
The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
William Makepeace Thackeray
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
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
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.
Everybody gets everything handed to them. The rich inherit it. I don't mean just inheritance of money. I mean what people take for granted among the middle and upper classes, which is nepotism, the old-boy network.
I'm a dad, and I no longer see a way for my kids to even inherit the money that I'm making, let alone go out there, have an idea, and create it in their own lifetime.
In New York City, the meek don't inherit the earth. The big mouth does.
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.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
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.
You don't want to be hard to look at. Plain very good, hard to look at bad. The plain shall inherit the earth; time is our friend.
Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
In no instance is there to be a musical or opera of Inherit the Wind because it doesn't sing. It's an intellectual play.
The aftermath of the war is what inspired us to write many of our plays. The whole reason for our writing Inherit the Wind was that we were appalled at the blacklisting. We were appalled at thought control.
We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of.
We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it, but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it, that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
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.
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.
I didn't inherit any great success and the problems that came with it, and yet I was able to keep working and supporting myself and later a family. I'm crazy fortunate.
Obama did inherit a deficit when he came into office. Why this fact justifies racking up vastly more debt and bigger deficits is a logical mystery.
Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play, and I was in the original with Paul Muni.
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