Holding His Own Portraits

Taking hold of your own destiny

Supporting one’s self throughout time



Elderly an holds several portratis of himself from past years

Family portraits passed down through generations

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You live as long as you are remembered. - Russian Proverb

A happy family is but an earlier heaven. - Sir John Bowring

Our ancestors ... were laborers, not lawyers. - Thomas Jefferson

Aren't most of you descended from pirates? - Prince Philip

Insanity is hereditary. You get it from your children. - Sam Levenson

Besmooch the family name in the eyes of the community. - Archie Bunker

I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage. - Erma Bombeck

Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name. - Etheridge Knight

She's descended from a long line her mother listened to. - Gypsy Rose Lee

All the men in my family were bearded, and most of the women. - WC Fields

The meek shall inherit the earth, but not the mineral rights. - J Paul Getty

Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your head. - Martin Mull

You can't choose your ancestors, and neither can your descendants. - Unknown

Happiness is having a large, caring, close-knit family in another city. - George Burns

I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people. - Sonia Sanchez

Those who inherit fortunes are often more troublesome than those who make them. - African Saying

No Chinese Catholics are allowed to worship ancestors in their familial temples. - Pope Clement XI

Conventions are like coins, an easy way of dealing with the commerce of relations. - Freya Stark

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. - Daniel J. Boorstin

Your family is depending on you. No better reason to bring all your game all the time. - Grant Cardone

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. - Thomas Paine

The family you came from isn't as important as the family you're going to have. - Ring Lardner

I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. - Lewis Grizzard

There are only two lasting bequests we can give our children - one is roots, and the other, wings. - Hodding S. Carter

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family. - Anita Baker

I grew up in an Irish Catholic family, and I think they force you to watch every James Cagney movie. - Jimmy Fallon

The first who was king was a fortunate soldier: Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors. - Voltaire

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

My family was so poor that if I hadn't been born a boy, I wouldn't of had anything to play with. - Rodney Dangerfield

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years. - George Burns

I don't think he's gonna come Edith. He just ain't got none of that, waddya call, family unconscious. - Archie Bunker

The practical importance of the preservation of our forests is augmented by their relations to climate, soil and streams. - John Muir

We split from our common ancestor with the octopus half a billion years ago. And yet, you can make friends with an octopus. - Sy Montgomery

Our ancestors are very good kind of folks; but they are the last people I should choose to have a visiting acquaintance with. - Richard B. Sheridan

The greatest thing about man is his ability to transcend himself, his ancestry and his environment and to become what he dreams of being. - Tully C. Knoles

Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of their merits or of their demerits. - Gaius S. Crispus

Clay. It's rain, dead leaves, dust, all my dead ancestors. Stones that have been ground into sand. Mud. The whole cycle of life and death. - Martine Vermeulen

What ya eat ain't got nuttin' to do with how old ya are. That all depends on your ancestors. It's what they call a matter of heresy. - Archie Bunker

I can't help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves. - Oscar Wilde

Relations are simply a tedious pack of people, who haven't got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die. - Oscar Wilde


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