Sons Quotes

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.

Irish Sayings

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

They alone are sons who are devoted to their father. He is a father who supports his sons. He is a friend in whom we can confide, and she only is a wife in whose company the husband feels contented and peaceful.

Chanakya

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

John Dryden

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

A son could bear complacently the death of his father while the loss of his inheritance might drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Books are immortal sons deifying their sires.

Plato

We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.

Gloria Steinem

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.

Russian Proverb

Your children are not your children. / They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.

Kahlil Gibran

A son should inherit his father's money - not his religion; he may be too lazy to build upon a new fortune but never too slow to catch up with a new creed.

Unknown

A good friend of my son's is a son to me.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Son, you outgrew my lap, but never my heart.

Unknown

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.

Anne Frank

It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son - and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.

Helen Rowland

Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.

George Bernard Shaw

All that remains is the faces and the names of the wives and the sons and the daughters.

Gordon Lightfoot

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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