Sons Quotes

Honore de balzac - this coffee plunges into the stomach... the mind...
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
J. W. Alexande

Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.
Horace Mann
Andr maurois - there are certain persons for whom pure truth is...
Home - for rarely are sons similar to their fathers most...
There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence.
Albert Camus, The Fall

We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Rudyard Kipling
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
No two persons ever read the same book.
Edmund Wilson
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 difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.
Unknown
In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem.
J. Deville
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
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
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]
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
Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself.
Michel de Montaigne
Humor the sons of the poor, for they give science its splendor.
The Talmud
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
All persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental, and should not be construed.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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
The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
Blaise Pascal
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
May Sarton
Strong reasons make strong actions.
William Shakespeare
In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.
H. L. Mencken
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lessons afterwards.
Vernon Law
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 assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin
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
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 want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.
Dora Russell
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson, December 13, 1963
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
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
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson