Ancestor Sayings

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"He alone deserves to be remembered by his children who treasures up and preserves the memory of his fathers."
Edmund Burke 1729-1797

" 'Honour thy father and thy mother' stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness."
Æschylus 525-456 B. C.

"Days are scrolls:  Write on them only what you want remembered."
Bachya ibn Pakuda, 11th Century

"Der Apfel fällt nicht gerne weit vom Stamm!"
(The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! - Old German Proverb.)

"He who lives without child knows no heartache.  He who dies without child knows no happiness."

"What has been blown away, cannot be found again."
-- Ethiopian proverb

"Not to know what happened before One was born is to remain a child."
...Cicero 106-43 BC

"No man's tongue nor no man's pen, makes me other than I've been."

"The only way to look into the future is by standing on the shoulders of the past."

"We live as long as we are remembered....."
Old Russian Proverb

"To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root."

(And, for all the Germanna descendants who are/were Marines...)

"Never a better friend, never a worse enemy."

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