Quotable Quotes: Leaving A Legacy

By Leaderonomics Editorial|15-05-2015 | 1 Min Read
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Legacy For The Younger Generation

How will you be remembered? Leaving a lasting legacy comprises of a series of actions taken by yourself that affect the way you are remembered by people. Here are some inspiring quotes on leaving a lasting legacy.

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” Shannon L. Alder


“The choices we make about the lives we live determine the kinds of legacies we leave.” – Tavis Smiley


“A true leader works themselves out of a job. So great leaders measure their greatness by their absence.” Myles Munroe


“One of the things we often miss in succession planning is that it should be gradual and thoughtful, with lots of sharing of information and knowledge and perspective, so that it’s almost a non-event when it happens.” Anne M. Mulcahy


“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward


“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi


“I don't want to end up simply having visited this world.” - Mary Oliver


“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


Something light-hearted - Michelle Obama's stylish legacy

"If you're going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can't be erased.” - Maya Angelou


We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, but to leave behind something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk


What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” - Pericles


"No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.” - Taylor Swift


“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


“If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” - Benjamin Franklin


"A teacher plants the seeds of knowledge sprinkles them with love, and patiently nurtures their growth to produce tomorrow's dreams." - Unknown



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