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Descent Quotes & Sayings
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We as Americans of Latin descent are just as American as anyone else of any other descent.
The descent to Hades is the same from every place.
Those who boast of their descent, brag on what they owe to others.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
My life has been one long descent into respectability.
Genealogy, n. An account of one's descent from a man who did not particularly care to trace his own.
I'm of Filipino, Spanish, and Chinese descent, and was raised on Hawaii.
Though born in Nova Scotia, I am of almost pure New England descent.
Crossing the Penobscot, one found a visible descent in the scale of humanity.
The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub.
We all fall... so may I send you four blessings... Older Wine, Younger Lovers, Faster Cars, and a Slow Descent.
My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans.
You can't accept what you've been told Anchored in sin you must reverse your descent declare the weight of the world has yet to claim you and admit that your faults will not restrain you.
In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
C Wright Mills
The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent, made by cutting the red clay and stones, of which the cliffs are here composed, into a sort of rude steps.
No country in Europe has a larger proportion of men and women of immigrant descent, mainly from the African continent and mainly Muslim: an estimated six to seven million of them, or more than 10% of the population.
Timothy Garton Ash
After the departure of the land parties, I embarked with six men on thursday, the 21st april, on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river.
William Henry Ashley
Americanism is a question of principle, of purpose, of idealism, of character. It is not a matter of birthplace or creed or line of descent.
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
J Philippe Rushton
Descent boys love to be in silent love rather than proposing a girl and getting rejected.
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