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.