Sons Quotes

Robert cecil - a wise man looks upon men as he does on horses;...
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.
Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Magazine, May 2004

I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people - Nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations - Have the will to meet the trials that these times impose.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Epictetus - be careful to leave your sons well instructed...
Walt whitman, song of the open road - now i see the secret of the making of the best...
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say.
Will Durant

God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.
Stanley Lindquist
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted.
William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
Bern Williams
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer, The Odyssey
The secret of happiness is this: Let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather that hostile.
Bertrand Russell
Do definite good first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. 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
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
The timid and fearful first failures dismay, but the stout heart stays trying by night and by day. He values his failures as lessons that teach The one way to get to the goal he would reach.
Edgar Albert Guest
Friends are generally of the same sex, for when men and women agree, it is only in the conclusions their reasons are always different.
George Santayana
A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
Jawaharlal Nehru
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003
Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.
Aeschylus
Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
Ronald Reagan
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia.
H. L. Mencken
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
Anita Brookne
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
There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence.
Albert Camus, The Fall
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.
Aristotle, Politics
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Aldous Huxley
Strong reasons make strong actions.
William Shakespeare
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous - - Indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose.
Richard Dawkins
We ought not to look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dear - Brought experience.
George Washington
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
Will Cuppy
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Aristotle, Rhetoric
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
Associate with well - Mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.
Stanley Walke
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
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self - Gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Helen Kelle