11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

‘All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.’
December 8, 2016

What will you be known for when you leave this earth? The most influential people, the ones who leave behind incredible legacies, will live on in the hearts of the people they touch. Physically, they will no longer be a part of society—but their principles, philosophies and achievements will become immortal, spreading from generation to generation.

You can start making your mark on the world today by pushing yourself to greatness. Take control of your destiny with these 11 motivating quotes, and leave behind an inspiring legacy for to all to see.

Related: 5 Undeniable Reasons to Leave a Legacy

11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

1. “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


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

2. “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


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

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


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

4. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” —William Shakespeare


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

5. “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


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

6. “That is your legacy on this Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched.” —Patti Davis


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

7. “The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” —William James


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

8. “Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.” —Brandon Lee


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

9. “You make your mark by being true to who you are and letting that be your staple.” —Kat Graham


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

10. “The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.” —Benjamin Disraeli


11 Quotes About Leaving a Legacy

11. “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

Related: This Is How You Leave a Legacy

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