Sons Quotes

George santayana - to be interested in the changing seasons is a...
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer, The Odyssey

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
Benjamin disraeli - the difference of race is one of the reasons why...
Pablo picasso - we have a lot of reasons but only one real one....
The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
Joseph Addison
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant.
Henry Mille
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
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
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
R. Buckminster Fulle
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
The difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.
Unknown
A man generally has two reasons for doing a thing.
John Pierpoint Morgan
Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.
Bern Williams
My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. On steel industry executives who increased prices.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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
Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things.
Virgil
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
Dame Edith Sitwell
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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
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.
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
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
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.
Blaise Pascal
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
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
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
Friedrich Nietzsche
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