Sons Quotes

Simone de beauvoi - it is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions...
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove

Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself.
Michel de Montaigne
May sarton - women are at last becoming persons first and...
Charles caleb colton - we hate some persons because we do not know them;...
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
Max Nordau

Now we are all sons of bitches.
Robert J. Oppenheimer, After viewing 1st full test of manhattan project at trinity, NM. Invention and Technology magazine, 2001
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.
Blaise Pascal
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
Dame Edith Sitwell
No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace - - In peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.
Croesus of Lydia
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons.
Walt Whitman
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
George Santayana
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
Benjamin Disraeli
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - And, moreover, give reasons why we believe.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
In later life, as in earlier, only a few persons influence the formation of our character the multitude pass us by like a distant army.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte
Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life We are merely a strand in it. What we do with the web, we do to ourselves...
Chief Seattle
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
All persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental, and should not be construed.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools.
Sir Richard Steele
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
What experience and history teach is this - That nations and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted upon any lessons they might have drawn from it.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
I have a dream that one day... the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
We want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.
Dora Russell
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
The assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
Robert Cecil
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
James Thurbe
That is what marriage really means: helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
Paul Tournie
A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing.
John Pierpoint Morgan
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
The people who teach us that it is wrong to be skeptical are themselves the reasons that we should be skeptical.
Donald G. Smith