Posterity quotes

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◆ If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job.
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◆ Why should we put ourselves out of our way to do anything for posterity? For what has posterity ever done for us?
- Boyle Roche99
◆ I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.
- Robert E Lee99
◆ Why should I care about posterity? What's posterity ever done for me?
- Groucho Marx99
◆ I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man.
- Sam Houston99
◆ I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to posterity a great institution, but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism ably practiced in our time.
- Henry R Luce99
◆ The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
- Ignatius Donnelly99
◆ The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
- Walter Savage Landor99
◆ Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
- James Joyce99
◆ Since it is not granted to us to live long, let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived.
- E Joseph Cossman99
◆ And perhaps, posterity will thank me for having shown it that the ancients did not know everything.
- Pierre De Fermat99
◆ What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe99
◆ We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something for us.
- Joseph Addison99
◆ It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age.
- Joseph Addison99
◆ A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
- James Russell Lowell99

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