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What grape to keep its place in the sun, taught our ancestors to make wine?

Cyril Connolly

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.

Helen Keller

Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.

Jonas Salk

Do well and you will have no need for ancestors.


This is a time to celebrate our ancestors - in all nationalities.

Frank Caprio

There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.

Frank Herbert

What our ancestors would really be thinking, if they were alive today, is: 'Why is it so dark in here?'

Terry Pratchett

Misers are no fun to live with but they make great ancestors.

Tom Snyder

We must create the Georgia that our ancestors dreamed of, the Georgia that we dream of.

Mikhail Saakashvili

As he was doing it, he was saying maybe these are some of my ancestors and my people here. It really was something for him.

Shirley Gritz

Our fishy ancestors had the anatomy for it.

James Albert

So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

We should never forget that all of our ancestors were once strangers here.

Michael Crespi

Writing is conscience, scruple, and the farming of our ancestors.

Edward Dahlberg

We're all dressed up and doing this for fun, but (our ancestors) really went through this.

Katie Barnes

I think these people have betrayed or have forgotten their ancestors.

Zhu Rongji