Quotes: forefathers

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  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A lawyers dream of heaven; every man reclaimed his property at the resurrection, and each tried to recover it from all his forefathers.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
  • Burton Hillis
    Burton Hillis
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    I'm not convinced that the world is in any worse shape than it ever was. It is just in this age of almost instantaneous communication, we bear the weight of problems our forefathers only read about after they were solved.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
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    Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
  • Norman Thomas
    Norman Thomas
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    To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power.
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