Sons Quotes

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

If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.

Sigmund Freud

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

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

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Updated On : May 21, 2011
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