Ancestor Quotes & Sayings

Gone but not forgotten—the words of our ancestors live with us still. Celebrate their memory by sharing your favorite family sayings on this shared group Pinterest board. Simply follow the board to receive an invitation to pin. Once you accept the invite you can begin pinning your ancestors' quotes and sayings to share their words.
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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-ii.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-ii.html

Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-ii.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-ii.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part II

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-i.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-i.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-i.html

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Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I

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Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/our-ancestors-age-old-sayings-from-100-years-ago-part-i.html

Our Ancestors’ Age-Old Sayings from 100 Years Ago, Part I

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Interview with 102-year-old Sam Cox, published in the Sunday Herald newspaper (Boston, Massachusetts), 28 August 1921. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Great Advice from an Interview with a Very Old Man.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/great-advice-from-an-interview-with-a-very-old-man.html

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Great Advice from an Interview with a Very Old Man

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Some last words from famous people, published in the Oregonian newspaper (Portland, Oregon), 28 September 1986. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “What Were Your Ancestor’s Last Words?” http://blog.genealogybank.com/what-were-your-ancestors-last-words.html

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What Were Your Ancestor’s Last Words?

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Bat Masterson’s last words, published in the Greensboro Record newspaper (Greensboro, North Carolina), 30 September 1964. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “What Were Your Ancestor’s Last Words?” http://blog.genealogybank.com/what-were-your-ancestors-last-words.html

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What Were Your Ancestor’s Last Words?

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A quote from Harriet Tubman: “I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.” Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/a-genealogy-quotes-how-to-guide-ideas-creating-sharing.html

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A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing

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A quote from Emma Lazarus: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/a-genealogy-quotes-how-to-guide-ideas-creating-sharing.html

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A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing

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A quote from Sitting Bull: “Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/a-genealogy-quotes-how-to-guide-ideas-creating-sharing.html

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A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing

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A popular saying from yesteryear: “You bet your boots!” Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/a-genealogy-quotes-how-to-guide-ideas-creating-sharing.html

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A Genealogy Quotes ‘How-To’ Guide: Ideas, Creating & Sharing

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Latin proverb: “From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues come our honors.” Read more genealogy proverbs and family sayings on the GenealogyBank blog: “101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/101-genealogy-proverbs-family-sayings-from-around-the-world.html

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101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World

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101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World

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101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World

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Kenyan proverb: “We have not inherited this land from our ancestors; rather we have borrowed it from our children.” Read more genealogy proverbs and family sayings on the GenealogyBank blog: “101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/101-genealogy-proverbs-family-sayings-from-around-the-world.html

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101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World

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African proverb: “No man can outwit the ancestors.” Read more genealogy proverbs and family sayings on the GenealogyBank blog: “101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/101-genealogy-proverbs-family-sayings-from-around-the-world.html

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Hopi proverb: “When the grandmothers speak, the earth will be healed.” Read more genealogy proverbs and family sayings on the GenealogyBank blog: “101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/101-genealogy-proverbs-family-sayings-from-around-the-world.html

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101 Genealogy Proverbs: Family Sayings from around the World

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My grandfather Reverend Ralston Butler always used to say this..and melt me every time.

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