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- Abraham Lincoln and Millard Fillmore had the same title. They were both presidents of the United States, but their tenure in office and their legacy could not be more different.
- Barack Obama (1961 - ), Arizona State Commencement Speech, 2009
- Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth our powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
- Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852), Address at the laying of the cornerstone of the bunker hill monument
- When you have told anyone you have left him a legacy the only decent thing to do is to die at once.
- Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902), In Festing Jones, Samuel Butler : A Memoir
- No legacy is so rich as honesty.
- William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "All's Well that Ends Well", Act 3 scene 5