Inheritance Proverbs

Sayings about Inheritance

A good name is a second inheritance. ~German Proverbs

The tears of an heir are laughter under a mask.~Latin Proverbs

We have not inherited this land from our ancestors; rather we have borrowed it from our children. ~ Kenyan Proverb

Come for your inheritance and you may have to pay for the funeral. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Those who inherit fortunes are frequently more of a problem than those who made them. ~ Congolese Proverb

You inherit from the dead, not from the sick. ~ Congolese Proverb

The graveyards are full of young lawyers, lost inheritance and young doctors. ~French Proverbs

To get to know a friend, you must share an inheritance with him. ~ German Proverb

In the division of inheritance, friendship stands still. ~Dutch Proverbs

We do not inherit the land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. ~American Proverbs

He who inherits a hill must climb it. ~ Spanish Proverb

The patient who names a doctor his heir makes a big mistake. ~Spanish Proverbs

All women are heirs to Mother Eve. ~ Yiddish Proverb

The absent one will not be the heir. ~ Latin Proverb

He that troubles his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart. ~ Bible

He who inherits a penny is expected to spend a dollar. ~ German Proverb

Out of sight, out of the will. ~ Traditional Proverb

When a miser dies, the heirs feel as happy as when they kill a pig.~ Maltese Proverb

The king inherits a country — the people only hard work. ~ Malagasy Proverb

Absent people do not inherit. ~ French Proverb

An heir also inherits quarrels. ~ Namibian Proverb

Theheir’s tears are but a mask to disguise his joy. ~Mexican Proverbs

A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel. ~ Spanish Proverb

Quotations about Iinheritance

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli

Say not you know another entirely, till you have divided an inheritance with him. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

We inherit nothing truly, but what our actions make us worthy of. ~ George Chapman

Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity. ~ William Hazlitt

Say not you know another entirely till you have divided an inheritance with him. ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

We are all gifted. That is our inheritance. ~ Ethel Waters

This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed. ~ Patrick Henry

Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them. ~ Alan Watts

This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. ~ Rudyard Kipling

The richest inheritance any child can have is a stable, loving, disciplined family life. ~ Daniel Patrick Moynihan

The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet. ~ Isadora Duncan

What we have inherited from our fathers and mothers is not all that ‘walks in us.’ There are all sorts of dead ideas and lifeless old beliefs. ~ Henrik Ibsen

The Bible tells us that we’re supposed to leave an inheritance for children. ~ Marvin Sapp

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