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The children who are 'our future' will inherit a world created not just by parental devotion but by the sort of zealous, focused endeavors that can preclude good parenting.
I am very much against makeup and high heels and all that we inherit as 'beauty.'
Nawal El Saadawi
We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that.
History is hereditary only in this way: we, all of us, inherit everything, and then we choose what to cherish, what to disavow, and what to do next, which is why it's worth trying to know where things come from.
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.
My adolescence was a kind of motorway pile-up. I wish I had known that one day the geek would inherit the Earth.
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 sleep at night; I do not think about anything. I put everything in my bag and go to sleep. Whatever you can do to me, it does not affect me. I started my life, my own life. I did not inherit it.
Creativity is not a trait that we inherit in our genes or a blessing bestowed by the angels. It's a skill.
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.
Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
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.
I find women as writers and as characters are operating within narrow confines. They inherit a kind of ghetto of the soul. I'm trying to enlarge the spectrum.
I was just talking about women, just in terms of understanding them as much as we can ever understand the opposite sex. I'm trying to let go of certain male approaches to things that you inherit, that you grow up with.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the big question that we all have about our children: How much, how soon, do we tell our children the less comfortable facts about the world they're going to inherit?
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.
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 world that our children will inherit is going to look substantially different, very quickly, than the world we have today. It's alarming.
When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school. I also found out what a fundamentalist was.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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