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An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men. - John Ruskin

Some maladies are rich and precious and only to be acquired by the right of inheritance or purchased with gold. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

As to honour, you know, it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs. - Joseph Conrad

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

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi

Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust. - Karl Kraus

They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance. - Edmund Burke

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