Sons Quotes

James arthur baldwin - i imagine one of the reasons people cling to...
Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things.
Virgil

How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Eustace budgell - friendship is a strong and habitual inclination...
Aldous huxley - that men do not learn very much from the lessons...
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

Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant.
Henry Mille
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
One thing is clear to me. You cant know everything youd like to know. You cant do everything youd like to do. You cant read everything youd like to read. You must hold onto some things and let go of others. Learning to make that choice is one of the big lessons of this life.
Real Live Preache
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
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
Experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives the tests first, the lessons afterwards.
Vernon Suanders Law, Chicken Soup for the Teenage soul: Tough Stuff
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. - - Comment made 10 April 1962 in reaction to news that U. S. Steel was raising prices by $6 per ton, right after the unions negotiated a modest new contract under pressure from JFK to keep inflation down.
John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
George Frost Kennan
This coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop... the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp - Shooters.
Honore de Balzac
We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Jacques Maritain
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
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
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost, (attributed)
The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible for us to know, if only imperfectly and for a little while, what it actually feels like to think subltly and feel nobly.
Aldous Huxley
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
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
George Bancroft
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
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1839
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
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
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Bible, Jesus in Matthew 5: 9
The difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.
Unknown
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Kahlil Gibran
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
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
Friedrich Nietzsche
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is in prison.
Henry David Thoreau
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Aristotle, Rhetoric