Ancestry Quotes and Quotations
A degenerate nobleman, or one that is proud of his birth, is like a turnip. There is nothing good of him but that which is underground.
My father was a Creole, his father a Negro, and his father a monkey; my family, it seems, begins where yours left off.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
Noble ancestry makes a poor dish at table.
People who take no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors will never achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants.
Whoever serves his country well has no need of ancestors.