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Definition of Legacy

Legacy

  1. A gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease.
  2. A business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; -- obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like.

Legacy Quotations

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare

The greatest legacy one can pass on to one's children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one's life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.
Billy Graham

Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
Ratan Tata

It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.
Christine Gregoire

I believe our legacy will be defined by the accomplishments and fearless nature by which our daughters and sons take on the global challenges we face. I also wonder if perhaps the most lasting expression of one's humility lies in our ability to foster and mentor our children.
Naveen Jain
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Legacy Translations

legacy in French is legs
legacy in Norwegian is testamentarisk gave
legacy in Spanish is legado
legacy in Swedish is arv