Sons Quotes

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


What is the use of having many sons if they cause grief and vexation?


Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.

Sun Tzu

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

When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.

The Talmud

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

William Shakespeare

Tiger father begets tiger son.

Chinese Proverb

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

Robert Frost

A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.

Allan Beck

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy....

John Adams

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

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

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

Aldous Huxley

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

Alexander Pope

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

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

Nicolas Bentley

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


His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son.

John Marquand

Among us all men were created sons of God and stood erect, as conscious of their divinity.

Charles Eastman

Every man is responsible only for his own acts. The sons do not inherit the sins of the fathers. But can we say: that was long ago, they were different?

Aleksander Kwasniewski

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over... is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.

Louisa May Alcott

He only half dies who leaves an image of himself in his sons.

Carlo Goldoni

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.

Nia Vardalos

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Updated On : May 21, 2011
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