Sons Quotes

Vernon law - experience is a hard teacher because she gives...
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

The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Thomas carlyle - a person usually has two reasons for doing...
Robert j. oppenheimer, after viewing 1st full test of manhattan project at trinity, nm. invention and technology magazine, 2001 - now we are all sons of bitches....
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
Andr Maurois

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
No two persons ever read the same book.
Edmund Wilson
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
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
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Epictetus
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
Simone de Beauvoi
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
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
George Eliot
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
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
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise
When I was young, I was sure of many things now there are only two things of which I am sure one is, that I am a miserable sinner and the other, that Christ is an all - Sufficient Saviour. He is well - Taught who learns these two lessons.
John Newton
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
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
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
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it.
Frank Herbert, Chenoeh: "Coversations with Leto II".
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
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
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
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
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
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Robertson Davies
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]
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
H. L. Mencken
I have supported my deviations with reasons I did not stop at mere doubt I have vanquished, I have uprooted, I have destroyed everything in my heart that might have interfered with my pleasure.
Marquis de Sade
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
The people who teach us that it is wrong to be skeptical are themselves the reasons that we should be skeptical.
Donald G. Smith
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.
Blaise Pascal
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
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Bible, Jesus in Matthew 5: 9
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.
Charles Dickens
The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.
Arthur Schopenhaue