Sons Quotes

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

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

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

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

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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