Maxioms Pet

X
Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  31  /  29  

Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves
achieved, we can scarcely call our own.
[Lat., read more

Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves
achieved, we can scarcely call our own.
[Lat., Nam genus et proavos et quae non fecimus ipsi
Vix ea nostra voco.]

  ( comments )
  20  /  26  

Sire, I am my own Rudolph of Hapsburg.

Sire, I am my own Rudolph of Hapsburg.

  ( comments )
  16  /  39  

No, my friends, I go (always other things being equal) for the
man that inherits family traditions and the read more

No, my friends, I go (always other things being equal) for the
man that inherits family traditions and the cumulative humanities
of at least four or five generations.

  ( comments )
  17  /  25  

The nobler the blood the less the pride

The nobler the blood the less the pride

by Don Marquis Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  14  /  21  

Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred.

Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred.

  ( comments )
  35  /  49  

One who is proud of ancestry is like a turnip; there is nothing good of him but that which is read more

One who is proud of ancestry is like a turnip; there is nothing good of him but that which is underground

by Samuel Butler Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  19  /  37  

A nation is a society united by a delusion about it's ancestry and by a common hatred of it's neighbours.

A nation is a society united by a delusion about it's ancestry and by a common hatred of it's neighbours.

by William Ralph Inge Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  21  /  28  

I look upon you as a gem of the old rock.

I look upon you as a gem of the old rock.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  12  /  21  

I am a gentleman, though spoiled i' the breeding. The Buzzards
are all gentlemen. We came with the Conqueror.

I am a gentleman, though spoiled i' the breeding. The Buzzards
are all gentlemen. We came with the Conqueror.

by Richard Brome Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet