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Our task is not to leave a record of what happened on this date for those who will inherit the Earth; history will take care of that.
— Paulo Coelho —

When the Guard convinced you fate was not on our side, you parted ways with me and saw fit to make me suffer,' Percy stated. The pain on Alexi's face worsened, and he opened his mouth to refute her. She put her hands lovingly on his cheeks. 'We survived. Our love survived. And we shall again.'
He stared at her in wonder. 'How did my dear girl grow so brave?'
Percy grinned. 'Didn't you hear? The meek shall inherit the earth.

— Leanna Renee Hieber

The message is not so much that the worms will inherit the Earth, but that all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm.

— Gary Larson

In the biblical narrative, hierarchy enters human relationship as part of the curse, and begins with man's oppression of women-"your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you" (Genesis 3:16). But with Christ, hierarchal relationships are exposed for the sham that they are, as the last are made first, the first are made last, the poor are blessed, the meek inherit the earth, and the God of the universe takes the form of a slave.

— Rachel Held Evans

The geeks shall inherit the earth. I am starting to believe this might actually be true.

— Jodi Picoult

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

— Don Marquis

The history of mankind is crowded with evidences proving that physical coercion is not adapted to moral regeneration, and that the sinful dispositions of men can be subdued only by love; that evil can be exterminated only by good; that it is not safe to rely upon the strength of an arm to preserve us from harm; that there is great security in being gentle, long-suffering, and abundant in mercy; that it is only the meek who shall inherit the earth; for those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword.

— Leo Tolstoy

You know that passage in the Bible that says, "And the meek shall inherit the Earth"? Always wondered if that was mistranslated. Perhaps it actually says, "And the geek shall inherit the Earth.

— Neil DeGrasse Tyson

My adolescence was a kind of motorway pile-up. I wish I had known that one day the geek would inherit the Earth.

— Peter Capaldi

I have never seen much point in getting heavy with stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I ... And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots.

— Hunter S. Thompson

What would describe it? What word in the English language would speak of youth and hope and freedom and desire, of sweet wanderlust and burning blood? What word describes the brotherhood of buddies, and the feeling that as long as the music plays, you are part of that tough, rambling breed who will inherit the earth?

— Robert McCammon

Haven't you ever heard that modesty is an attractive trait?"
"Only from ugly people," Jace confided. "The meek may inherit the earth, but at the moment it belongs to the conceited. Like me." He winked at the girls, who giggled and hid behind their hair.

— Cassandra Clare

In Chess, at least, the brave inherit the earth

— Edmar Mednis

There is an ancient Indian saying: "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children." If we use this ethic as a moral compass, then our rendezvous with reality can also become a rendezvous with opportunity.

— Patricia Schroeder

The joining together of a man and a woman to be legally and lawfully wed not only is preparation for future generations to inherit the earth, but it also brings the greatest joy and satisfaction that can be found in this mortal experience.

— L. Tom Perry

Though the meek shall inherit the earth, but don't forget:
The poor are the ones who inherit the debt.

— Kelvin Mercer

The geeks shall inherit the earth.

— Karl Lehenbauer

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