Enquire, I pray thee, of the former Age, And prepare thyself to the search of their Fathers. —JOB 8:8.

 

Not to know what came to pass before you were born, is always to remain a child. —CICERO.

 

It is wise for us to recur to the history of our ancestors. Those who are regardless of their ancestors .. . do not perform their duty to the world. —DANIEL WEBSTER.

Nothing is more becoming in my opinion to a true gentleman than to inform himself about an honorable ancestor. —CHARLETON HUNT .

 

People who never look backward to their ancestors will never look forward to posterity. —EDMUND BURKE.

Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. Jeremiah 6:16