“A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground”
“I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule. Consequently, my family pride is something inconceivable. I can't help it. I was born sneering.”
William S. Gilbert
“If your ancestries consist of a Super Nova, then I guess that would make you a Super Star.”
“When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.”
“A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.”
W. R. Inge
“There's so many people who move around our country and lose track of their own ancestry. It's nice to know where you come from.”
“One who is proud of ancestry is like a turnip; there is nothing good of him but that which is underground”
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