7 Quotes on Building a Legacy



  1. “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

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

  3. “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” -Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

  4. “The only thing you take with you when you’re gone is what you leave behind.” ~John Allston

  5. “I agree with you entirely in condemning the mania of giving names to objects of any kind after persons still living. Death alone can seal the title of any man to this honor, by putting it out of his power to forfeit it.” –Thomas Jefferson

  6. “The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” –William James

  7. “You can’t leave a footprint that lasts if you’re always walking on tiptoe.” –Marion Blakely