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  • The country was slow to recognize the rights of African-Americans and women, but still has a heritage of freedom relative to most of the world.
  • the world’s heritage of knowledge
  • born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage.
    John F. Kennedy (Inaugural Address)
  • a concert celebrating Hispanic musical heritage

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  • The Taj Mahal has been declared a World Heritage Site.
  • Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.
    Psalm 119:111 (NIV)
  • For what is man’s lot from God above, his heritage from the Almighty on high?
    Job 31:2 (NIV)
  • our lot is cast in a goodly heritage.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • On our Great West African Heritage!
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • The South was a little England in its heritage and social structure.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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  • Elise’s Asian heritage was being taken full advantage of.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • As they aged, while my father grew closer to his heritage, my mother developed a passion for gardening, and she spent hours pruning flowers in the backyard.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The closer they got to the Hall of Accords, now looming above them, the thicker the clusters of faerie protection spells were; even Helen, with her partial heritage, was beginning to feel it.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • But they never took all this family heritage stuff seriously, did they?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • We visited the Lok Virsa museum, and it was a joy to celebrate our national heritage once again.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He always told my brother that we should revere our Asian heritage and protect it from foreign influences, that whether Chinese or Japanese or Korean we were rooted of a common culture and mind and that we should put aside our differences and work together.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • It informed me not only that you are Lunar, not only that you are not a shell, but also something of your heritage.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Her Fae heritage.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • (We were the Electrons, in honor of the town’s electronics heritage.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • But Mother and Father wanted the children to know about their heritage.
    Karen Levine  --  Hana’s Suitcase
  • Retaining our humanity, cherishing our heritage, we fought the depravity of the Nazis with subtle forms of resistance.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • I’d never asked him, but I assumed some Native American heritage, most likely Cherokee or Chickasaw.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • By then we already had enough goals to beat most of our opponents: 10-0 over St. Anthony’s, 8-0 over Heritage Baptist, 3-0 over De Leon, 4-0 over Seminole, 7-0 over Highland Park, 4-0 over Cortes, and 7-0 over Palmetto in a rematch at our home field.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • And I am a dog of uncertain heritage.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • "For the next forty-eight years, I didn’t focus on my heritage."
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • There were already two hundred thousand entries in the catalog by 1850, a priceless mineral heritage ….
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • We will show our fathers and mothers wifes sisters brothers and sweethearts that we are" worthy of that heritage.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Our heritage.
    An Na  --  A Step from Heaven
  • He was of mixed tribal heritage, and in this part of the country he was a stranger.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • It seemed hardly to matter, and I was sick of the argument, sick of the fanaticism I was unable to counter or find shelter from, sick with the vision of Bobby Weed and—despite feeling no complicity whatever in the Georgia abomination—suddenly sick with a past and a place and a heritage I could neither believe in nor fathom.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • For a time you had real international competition, where you were choosing between very different products with very different heritages, sensibilities, manufacturing techniques….
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • He was one of those guys who wore a wedding ring that didn’t really look like a wedding ring—or maybe it wasn’t a wedding ring at all and he was just super-proud of his Celtic heritage.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I have no plans of alerting anyone to your heritage.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen
  • Or save a precious piece of human heritage from these barbarians?
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • It was not by making yourself heard but by staying sane that you carried on the human heritage.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • All that this angelic heritage has given to us is a longer distance to fall.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • They are my heritage, my contribution to the world.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • But I also wanted you to see your country’s heritage, children, to learn of its rich past.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • But despite sharing ethnic heritage and family blood, Sanaubar joined the neighborhood kids in taunting Ali.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • They and their charcoal hair and soot-coloured brows and bluish-ash-smeared cheeks where they had shaven close; but their heritage showed.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • It must have been old Durham in the beginning; it was a heritage which the self-made merchant had left to his son, along with his millions.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • He still had the olive tone to his skin that echoed his Italian heritage, and the hazel eyes she remembered, though they had the gold-ringed pupils of lycanthropy now.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Despite his Gio heritage, he had found a job as a public servant in the mostly Krahn government, a position that made him the target of distrust among other Gios.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • It would be nice to know his heritage.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • Then Caesar and the pope hastened to lay hands on the heritage, under presence of seeking for the papers of the dead man.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • In conclusion, I should like to say to you, who are about to embark upon your careers in architecture, that you are now the custodians of a sacred heritage….
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • ’They’re our heritage as demigods.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Dark and emotive, they suggested a trace of exotic blood in his heritage, Greek, maybe, or Chippewa, and conveyed a vulnerability that made Westerberg want to take the kid under his wing.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Every time they build a city on the banks of a river, they remember their heritage, buried deep in their subconscious.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • As if loveliness were not the special prerogative of woman — her legitimate appanage and heritage!
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
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