Sons Quotes

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
Arthur schopenhaue - the memory should be specially taxed in youth,...

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
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
There are always reasons for murdering a man. But there is no justification for his existence.
Albert Camus, The Fall
Aldous huxley - the finest works of art are precious, among other...

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
Strong reasons make strong actions.
William Shakespeare
John newton - when i was young, i was sure of many things now...
Thanksgiving Day is a day devoted by persons with inflammatory rheumatism to thanking a loving Father that it is not hydrophobia.
H. L. Mencken
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
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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
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
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Bertrand Russell
Now we are all sons of bitches.
Robert J. Oppenheimer, After viewing 1st full test of manhattan project at trinity, NM. Invention and Technology magazine, 2001
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
The difficulties we experience Always illuminate the lessons we need most.
Unknown
Every instance of heartbreak can teach us powerful lessons about creating the kind of love we really want.
Martha Beck, O Magazine, February 2003
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
Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
Jeremy Bentham
The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another... and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world.
Leonard Bernstein
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Friedrich Nietzsche
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
A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.
Robert Frost, (attributed)
Life cannot find reasons to sustain it, cannot be a source of decent natural regard, unless each of us resolves to breathe such qualities into it.
Frank Herbert, Chenoeh: "Coversations with Leto II".
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]
If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
John le Carre
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
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
Dame Edith Sitwell