Sons Quotes

Martha beck, o magazine, february 2003 - every instance of heartbreak can teach us...
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
May Sarton

Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Robertson Davies
Real live preache - one thing is clear to me. you cant know...
H. l. mencken - in the united states, doing good has come to be,...
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
Friedrich Nietzsche

The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
Anita Brookne
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
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
Our heart has its reasons that reason cannot know.
Blaise Pascal
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 sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise
Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.
A. Bartlett Giamatti, President of Yale University
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant.
Henry Mille
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
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost, (attributed)
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
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.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
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
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
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
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
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
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
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is in prison.
Henry David Thoreau
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 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
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
We can forgive you for killing our sons. But we will never forgive you for making us kill yours.
Golda Meir, to Anwar Saddat just before the peace talks.
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 heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal
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
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]
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
Max Nordau
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
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
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