My Great-grandfather was a Congregational Minister and my Mother was a Bible scholar, and I was brought up on the Bible, that the story of the Bible was conflict between the kings who had power, and the prophets who preached righteousness. And I was taught to believe in the prophets, got me into a lot of trouble. And my Dad said to me when I was young, "Dare to be a Daniel, Dare to stand alone, Dare to have a purpose firm, Dare to let it (be) known."
It’s in my blood. My great-grandfather made wine and it’s a tradition I want to pass on to my son.maynard james keenan
"Great-grandfather died under strange circumstances. He opened a vein in his bath.""I never knew baths had veins," protested Gabrilowitsch.""I never knew his great-grandfather had a ba—" began Falcovsky derisively.s. j. perelman
From my great-grandfather, not to have frequented public schools, and to have had good teachers at home, and to know that on such things a man should spend liberally.marcus aurelius