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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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"It should be noted that children's games are not merely games. One should regard them as their most serious activities." (Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De - Leisure)

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Breed is stronger than pasture. - (Eliot, George - Ancestry)
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Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son. - (Proverb, Russian - Ancestry)
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Do well and you will have no need for ancestors. - (Voltaire - Ancestry)
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Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal. - (Stevenson, Robert Louis - Ancestry)
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Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Ancestry)
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Every man is an omnibus in which his ancestors ride. - (Holmes, Oliver Wendell - Ancestry)
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From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor. - (Proverb - Ancestry)
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Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own. - (Bierce, Ambrose - Ancestry)
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Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person. - (Twain, Mark - Ancestry)
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Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others. - (Chesterfield, Lord - Ancestry)
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Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence. - (Emerson, Ralph Waldo - Ancestry)
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He who boasts of his descent, praises the deed of another. - (Seneca - Ancestry)
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Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants. - (Plato - Ancestry)
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Heredity is nothing, but stored environment. - (Burbank, Luther - Ancestry)
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High birth is an accident, not a virtue. - (Metastasio, Pietro - Ancestry)
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