What Does It Mean to “Pass On Your Values”? Thought Leaders Weigh In

At some point in their lives, most people think about passing on their values, ideals and beliefs to the next generation your Little Rock Estate Planning Firm, can help. What does it mean to do this in real terms?

 

Legacy

                                                                                                 


The greatest legacy one can pass on to ones children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in ones life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. – Billy Graham

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is not about where you start, but where youre going. – Al Sharpton

I think change needs to be egoless. Its not about my leaving my fingerprints or a legacy. Its more important to be part of a process by rolling up your sleeves, being on the ground, initiating projects, starting campaignsyou know, building stuff. – Queen Rania of Jordan

A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfathers funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfathers life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think thatwould be the greatest sign of success. – Marvin Sapp

Its not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. – Roy E. Disney

No legacy is so rich as honesty. – William Shakespeare

At McChain, Miller and Nissman, we want to help you give the next generation those things that matter to you—whether that means passing your estate to your children, creating a charitable trust, or something more.

 

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