Sons Quotes

What experience and history teach is this - That nations and governments have never learned anything from history, or acted upon any lessons they might have drawn from it.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Aristotle, rhetoric - the greatest virtues are those which are most...

Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.
Robertson Davies
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
To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Nigerian Prove
Ralph waldo emerson - life is a succession of lessons which must be...

We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson, December 13, 1963
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Kahlil Gibran
Robert cecil - a wise man looks upon men as he does on horses;...
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
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
We hate some persons because we do not know them and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living.
Simone de Beauvoi
Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity.
Donald Robert Perry Marquis
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
All persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental, and should not be construed.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons.
John Lancaster Spalding
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
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
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
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
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.
Fyodor Dostoevsky
We hate some persons because we do not know them; and we will not know them because we hate them.
Charles Caleb Colton
Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another.
Eustace Budgell
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
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.
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
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".
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
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
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is in prison.
Henry David Thoreau