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We are always doing, says he, something for Posterity, but I
would fain see Posterity do something for us.

We are always doing, says he, something for Posterity, but I
would fain see Posterity do something for us.

by Sir Richard Steele Found in: Posterity Quotes,
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Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will read more

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

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What has poster'ty done for us,
That we, lest they their rights should lose,
Should trust our read more

What has poster'ty done for us,
That we, lest they their rights should lose,
Should trust our necks to gripe of noose?

by John Trumbull Found in: Posterity Quotes,
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Posterity, thinned by the crime of its ancestors, shall hear of
those battles.
[Lat., Audiet pugnas, vitio parentum
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Posterity, thinned by the crime of its ancestors, shall hear of
those battles.
[Lat., Audiet pugnas, vitio parentum
Rara juventus.]

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Why do you ask, how long has he lived? He has lived to
posterity.
[Lat., Quid quaeris, quamdiu read more

Why do you ask, how long has he lived? He has lived to
posterity.
[Lat., Quid quaeris, quamdiu visit? Vixit ad posteros.]

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Strangers are contemporary posterity.
[Fr., Les etrangers sont la posterite contemporaine.]

Strangers are contemporary posterity.
[Fr., Les etrangers sont la posterite contemporaine.]

by Madame De Stael Found in: Posterity Quotes,
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Posterity gives to every man his true honor.
[Lat., Suum cuique decus posteritas rependet.]

Posterity gives to every man his true honor.
[Lat., Suum cuique decus posteritas rependet.]

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He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons.
[It., Muore per meta chi lascia read more

He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons.
[It., Muore per meta chi lascia un' immagine di se stesso nei
figi.]

by Goldoni Found in: Posterity Quotes,
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The survivorship of a worthy man in his son is a pleasure scarce
inferior to the hopes of the read more

The survivorship of a worthy man in his son is a pleasure scarce
inferior to the hopes of the continuance of his own life.

by Sir Richard Steele Found in: Posterity Quotes,
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