Sons Quotes

The talmud - humor the sons of the poor, for they give science...
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Jean paul friedrich richte - in later life, as in earlier, only a few persons...
We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.
Blaise Pascal
Rudyard kipling - we have forty million reasons for failure, but...
Our heart has its reasons that reason cannot know.
Blaise Pascal

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
The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.
Anita Brookne
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]
We want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.
Dora Russell
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - And, moreover, give reasons why we believe.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people - Nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations - Have the will to meet the trials that these times impose.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Anonymous
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself.
Michel de Montaigne
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
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
James Arthur Baldwin
The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurbe
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Bible, Jesus in Matthew 5: 9
Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.
Ronald Reagan
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
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
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
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
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
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
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawer.
Robert Frost
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
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant.
Henry Mille
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost, (attributed)
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Woody Allen
The best government rests on the people, and not on the few, on persons and not on property, on the free development of public opinion and not on authority.
George Bancroft
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise
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 beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
George Eliot