Top 10 Most Famous Legacy Quotes Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you. ― Shannon Alder The only thing you take with you when you’re gone is what you leave behind. ― John Allston The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. ― William James The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. ― Billy Graham Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends. It’s the longest-lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs. ― Steve Saint No legacy is so rich as honesty. ― William Shakespeare Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ― Warren Buffett Legacy is not leaving something for people. It’s leaving something in people. ― Peter Strople Please think about your legacy because you are writing it every day. ― Gary Vaynerchuk I glorified you on earth, having accomplished the work that you gave me to do. ― Jesus 20 Inspirational Quotes About Leaving a Legacy (Leaving a Mark) If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. ― Benjamin Franklin The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. ― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine. ― Jim Rohn The need to leave a legacy is our spiritual need to have a sense of meaning, purpose, personal congruence, and contribution. ― Stephen R. Covey I am convinced that the greatest legacy we can leave our children are happy memories. ― Og Mandino If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased. ― Maya Angelou Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind. ― Brandon Lee I think the whole world is dying to hear someone say, ‘I love you.’ I think that if I can leave the legacy of love and passion in the world, then I think I’ve done my job in a world that’s getting colder and colder by the day. ― Lionel Richie That is your legacy on this Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched. ― Patti Davis No one goes on, but what we leave behind keeps us alive for someone else. ― Adam Silvera I never thought about leaving a tennis legacy. I always thought about leaving a legacy of fulfillment, living out your dreams, and giving back. ― Serena Williams Your legacy is being written by yourself. Make the right decisions. ― Gary Vaynerchuk No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. ― Taylor Swift
The planting of a tree, especially one of the long-living hardwood trees, is a gift which you can make to posterity at almost no cost and with almost no trouble, and if the tree takes root it will far outlive the visible effect of any of your other actions, good or evil.
George Orwell The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave. ― Tavis Smiley You want to be part of something like that, that's something bigger than yourself, that's something you leave a legacy of being part of something special. ― Saquon Barkley We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations. ― David Brower Create your legacy, and pass the baton. ― Billie Jean King The idea is not to live forever, but to create something that will. ― Andy Warhol What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. ― Pericles 22 Best Quotes About Legacy to Inspire Greatness Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Greatness begins with a vision. And ends with a legacy. ― Robin Sharma The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example. ― Benjamin Disraeli If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. ― Dolly Parton Do whatever you gotta do to chase your legacy every second of your life. ― Ray Lewis Even though your time on the job is temporary, if you do a good enough job, your work there will last forever. ― Idowu Koyenikan Your life is your message to the world. Make sure it’s inspiring. It’s about legacy, it’s about moments, it’s about being an icon – I’ll do what I do and the money will flow. ― Israel Adesanya The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward What you do is your history. What you set in motion is your legacy. ― Leonard Sweet I don't fight for the money. I fight for my legacy. I fight for history. I fight for my people. ― Khabib Nurmagomedov We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something the will. ― Chuck Palahniuk Unlike wealth, there is an infinite value in legacy. ― Criss Jami Outlive your life! ― Max Lucado I had an inheritance from my father, It was the moon and the sun. And though I roam all over the world, The spending of it’s never done. ― Ernest Hemingway Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes…. ― Barack Obama It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny. ― Tony Robbins You make your mark by being true to who you are and letting that be your staple. ― Kat Graham You only live once. But if you work it right, once is enough my friend. ― Greg Plitt Even though our time in this life is temporary, if we live well enough, our legacy will last forever. ― Idowu koyenikan What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. ― George Eliot Legacy is not what I did for myself. It's what I'm doing for the next generation. ― Vitor Belfort