Legacy Quotes (20) Spiritual Sayings
Summary: Definition of Legacy. Something (such as property or money) that is received from someone who has died. Something that happened in the past or that comes from someone in the past.
“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
~ Shannon L. Alder
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
~ Isaac Newton
What would you like your legacy to be?
To have created one of the most respected companies in the world. Not necessarily the biggest.
~ Richard Branson
There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children... one is roots, the other wings.
~ Stephen Covey (1932 -)
What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
Each generation has its own rendezvous with the land, for despite our fee titles and claims of ownership, we are all brief tenants on this planet. By choice, or by default, we will carve out a land legacy for our heirs.
~ Stewart Udall
Apart from values and ethics which I have tried to live by, the legacy I would like to leave behind is a very simple one - that I have always stood up for what I consider to be the right thing, and I have tried to be as fair and equitable as I could be.
~ Ratan Tata
You can't impose a legacy.
~ Iain Sinclair
This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young.
~ Paul Tsongas
I am convinced that the greatest legacy we can leave our children are happy memories: those precious moments so much like pebbles on the beach that are plucked from the white sand and placed in tiny boxes that lay undisturbed on tall shelves until one day they spill out and time repeats itself, with joy and sweet sadness, in the child now an adult.
~ Og Mandino
“Language allows us to reach out to people, to touch them with our innermost fears, hopes, disappointments, victories. To reach out to people we’ll never meet. It’s the greatest legacy you could ever leave your children or your loved ones: The history of how you felt.”
~ Simon Van Booy
“What kind of legacy will you leave behind? What will your children and your children's children say about you? How will you be remembered? Will your life and decisions have inspired others to do better? Life is too short to postpone it - choose to be positive today.”
~ Lindsey Rietzsch, The Happy Lady
“Leave your legacy--not in possessions or accolades--but in moments. Moments that matter.”
~ Alicia M. Smith, Common Stones: A glimpse into several different worlds, in an effort to become more acquainted with our own
“In the world, success is measured in terms of legacy, what we leave behind. In God's kingdom, success is measured by what we send on ahead.”
~ Ron Brackin
“There is no escape—we pay for the violence of our ancestors.”
~ Frank Herbert, Dune
“No legacy is so rich as honesty.”
~ William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well
“To seek greatness is the only righteous vengeance.”
~ Criss Jami, Killosophy
“We don't inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
~ David Brower
“The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave.”
~ Tavis Smiley, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
“A writer doesn't dream of riches and fame, though those things are nice. A true writer longs to leave behind a piece of themselves, something that withstands the test of time and is passed down for generations.”
~ C.K. Webb
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