Sons Quotes

Bern williams - ideas are like wandering sons. they show up when...
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Homer, The Odyssey

Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Blaise pascal - our heart has its reasons that reason cannot know....
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
There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
Andr Maurois

Charles dickens - by the time we hit fifty, we have learned our...
We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us.
La Rochefoucauld
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
The wise man does not permit himself to set up even in his own mind any comparisons of his friends. His friendship is capable of going to extremes with many people, evoked as it is by many qualities.
Charles Dudley Warne
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.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
Aldous Huxley
Objective journalism is one of the main reasons American politics has been allowed to be so corrupt for so long.
Hunter S. Thompson
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 wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.
James Thurber, in Edward R. Murrow television interview
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
The sins of the fathers are often visited upon the sons - In - Law.
Joan Kise
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
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawer.
Robert Frost
Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lessons afterwards.
Anonymous
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 greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Aristotle, Rhetoric
We have a lot of reasons but only one real one.
Pablo Picasso
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 persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
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
Associate with well - Mannered persons and your manners will improve. Run around with decent folk and your own decent instincts will be strengthened.
Stanley Walke
Happy is he who gets to know the reasons for things.
Virgil
Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia.
H. L. Mencken
In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem.
J. Deville
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation... The other eight are unimportant.
Henry Mille
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
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
Home
We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Jacques Maritain
Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.
Aeschylus
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
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson, December 13, 1963
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.
Friedrich Nietzsche
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
John Adams
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is in prison.
Henry David Thoreau