Ancestry

Famous quotes containing the word ancestry:

    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Both the ancestry and posterity of Grief go further than the ancestry and posterity of Joy.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    The Democratic Party is like a mule. It has neither pride of ancestry nor hope of posterity.
    Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901)