Sons Quotes

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.

Epictetus

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

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

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

Unknown

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-Nex÷

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.

Unknown

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.

Chanakya

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

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

Croesus

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

A man's desire for a son is usually nothing but the wish to duplicate himself in order that such a remarkable pattern may not be lost to the world.

Helen Rowland

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

Niccolo Machiavelli

God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.

Saint Augustine

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

Chanakya

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

Homer

Everyone is a son or daughter of god.

David Icke

The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.

John Dryden

Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.

Evelyn Waugh

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

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

Unknown

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Updated On : May 21, 2011
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