Sons Quotes

Don't wait to make your son a great man - make him a great boy.


It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.

Friedrich von Schiller

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.


One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.

George Herbert

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.

Charles Wadsworth

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.

Chinese Proverb

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.


He who can be a good son will be a good father.


Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.

Martin Andersen-Nexö

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

Every man is the son of his own works.

Miguel de Cervantes

Your son at five is your master, at ten your slave, at fifteen your double, and after that, your friend or your foe, depending on his bringing up.


Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.


Those parents who do not educate their sons are their enemies; for as is a crane among swans, so are ignorant so are ignorant sons in a public assembly.


To pass from estrangement from God to be a son of God is the basic fact of conversion. That altered relationship with God gives you an altered relationship with yourself, with your brother man, with nature, with the universe.

E. Stanley Jones

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Updated On : May 21, 2011
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