Sons Quotes

Marquis de sade - i have supported my deviations with reasons i did...
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

Bitterness imprisons life love releases it. Bitterness paralyzes life love empowers it. Bitterness sours life love sweetens it. Bitterness sickens life love heals it. Bitterness blinds life love anoints its eyes.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Jawaharlal nehru - a leader or a man of action in a crisis almost...
May sarton - women are at last becoming persons first and...
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

Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things.
Virgil
I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
Andr Maurois
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
The difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.
Unknown
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell
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.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
Bern Williams
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
Marlene Dietrich
If it were natural for father to care for their sons, they would not need so many laws commanding them to do so.
Phyllis Chesle
Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
Willis Whitney
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
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
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 can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson, December 13, 1963
No two persons ever read the same book.
Edmund Wilson
The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to opress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Frederick Douglass, Speech, April 1886
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer, The Odyssey
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
Warren Bennis
Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Robertson Davies
Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Anonymous
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
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
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
There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence.
Albert Camus, The Fall
Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.
Aeschylus
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
Do definite good first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
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
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]
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road