Father Betrayal Quotes

The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.

William Ames

For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.


A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.

Victor Hugo

In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.


He followed in his father's footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic.

Nicolas Bentley

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.

Alexander Pope

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

Aldous Huxley

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.

James Baldwin

No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace - in peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.

Croesus of Lydia

The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.

Robert Frost

Tiger father begets tiger son.

Chinese Proverb

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

William Shakespeare

What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.

Joseph Addison

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