“But I'll tell you something: We had a big family discussion about it recently, my two sisters and I, and I pointed out that we all have the same genes as our mother and we're all susceptible to becoming alcoholics.” - Payne Stewart. If you knew a thing or two about genes, you probably would be the first person to agree with the celebrated American professional golfer, Payne Stewart. Heredity can be termed as the transfer of a few traits from the parent to the child.
Over the years, we humans have usually observed that an offspring acquires a few traits from his family members. They could be physical features like hair, eyes, skin, height or genetic disorders plaguing the family. If we describe heredity or genetics in layman’s language, it would be specific instructions given to how an offspring would look or perform various important tasks. The most common and important instruction is how an offspring would digest its food. To help you better understand genes and maybe even genetics as a whole, here’s presenting a whole lot of quotations and sayings on genetics and heredity.