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Sons Quotes

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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

Related topics: Family Relationship

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.
- Khalil Gibran

Rich men's sons are seldom rich men's fathers.
- Herbert Kaufman

In peace, sons bury their fathers.
In war, fathers bury their sons.
- Herodotus

 

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president,
but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

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My father always told me that
all businessmen were sons of bitches,
but I never believed it till now.
- John F. Kennedy

I started listening to music when I wrote when I had three sons at home.
- Philip Levine

I have three sons, a husband, parents,
and I'll fight and get angry, but what is very important
that I have found as I've matured,
is that I have to move on.
- Jami Gertz

I never have known a man of ordinary common-sense who
did not urge upon his sons,
from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the
practice of accumulation.
- William Graham Sumner

I want to make someone walk straight,
but I've left my sons nothing but wars.
- Broderick Crawford

I live for my sons.
I would be lost without them.
- Princess Diana

The experience of creating my adventure games was,
other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons,
the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had.
- Roberta Williams

The greatest gift that Oxford gives her sons is,
I truly believe, a genial irreverence toward learning,
and from that irreverence love may spring.
- Robertson Davies

I'm a widower with three sons and seven grandchildren.
One of my sons is my partner on the ranch.
- Wilford Brimley

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress;
A brother to relieve,
how exquisite the bliss!
- Robert Burns

I have two lovely sons and some good memories,
but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life.
It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love.
- Sylvester Stallone

I am not virtuous.
Our sons will be if we shed enough blood to give them the right to be.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless;
and considering the general run of sons,
as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
- Lord Chesterfield

Judaism has always been a strong interest of mine.
My two sons speak Hebrew and are familiar with the
scriptures and with rabbinic literature.
This is the way we live.
- Herman Wouk

We need to get our sons and daughters home and their
responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be
assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries.
- Jay Inslee

Your sons weren't made to like you.
That's what grandchildren are for.
- Jane Smiley

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

If I had a choice of educating my daughters or my sons
because of opportunity constraints,
I would choose to educate my daughters.
- Brigham Young

Nature, with equal mind, Sees all her sons at play,
Sees man control the wind, The wind sweep man away.
- Matthew Arnold

A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties.
A father can do neither.
If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
- Marlene Dietrich

To hell with them.
When history is written they will be the sons of bitches -
not I. - Harry S. Truman

I am so glad my wife tolerates me.
And we have three wonderful sons.
- Donald Sutherland

Find a good teacher, as I found for my sons.
I feel the worst thing you can do is to try and teach
your own children yourself,
because there is a natural rebellion that occurs.
- Keith Emerson

Let's say there are 500 sons and daughters like you in each state.
Then we could control the government.
- Sun Myung Moon

The impulse of the American woman to geld her husband
and castrate her sons is very strong.
- John Steinbeck

Many of America's and New York's sons and daughters
are around the world fighting for the freedoms that
the Statue of Liberty stands for.
- Michael Bloomberg

Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely
gave them spending money.
- Gene Tierney

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 A. Baldwin

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

No mother would ever willingly sacrifice her sons for territorial gain,
for economic advantage, for ideology.
- Ronald Reagan

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia,
the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave
owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same
nature and spirit of his father;
so with the sons of God,
and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
- Elias Hicks

My sons are into German music, but they are into all kinds of music.
- Keith Emerson

I have two delightful sons, who I love dearly.
- Charles Keating

The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them.
The divine principle of our race is action,
choice, resolved memory.
- George Eliot

The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted
in the American baseball fan.
It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
- Michael Lewis

Today, Arizona's sons and daughters,
mothers and fathers are proudly serving their country.
- Jane D. Hull

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

I'm not one of those leeching sons of bitches.
I want to earn everything I get.
- Dennis Rodman

I believe in the freedom of God's sons and daughters.
- Pat Buckley

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

The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and
daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the
physical dangers they may encounter.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

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

My dad was a ham, too.
He could sell those women anything.
Of all his sons, I was the only one he could trust
to sell as well as he could.
I was proud of that.
- Paul Lynde

For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion;
while,
for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business.
- Wilfrid Laurier

What with making their way and enjoying what they have won,
heroes have no time to think.
But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
- Aldous Huxley

Words are men's daughters, but God's sons are things.
- Izaak Walton

Great was the name of Abraham, but all his Sons were not accepted;
only Isaac was in the Covenant.
- John Pearson

I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the
media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents
try to instill in their sons and daughters.
- John Ratzenberger

Ah, bless you, Sister, may all your sons be bishops.
- Brendan Behan

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

I never let any of my sons beat me at videogames.
- Coolio

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
- Miguel de Cervantes

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves,
while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.
- Robert Treat Paine

Any sane person would have left long ago.
But I cannot.
I have my sons.
- Princess Diana

My sons are a hell of a lot easier to get through to than my daughter is.
She seems to have my number.
She can just run through the buttons.
- Don Johnson

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

I have three sons, and I think we're both fierce protectors of our children.
- Jami Gertz

I don't make my own schedule - it's constructed around
my sons' school schedules.
- Jane Haddam

My current companion, Gerard de Battista,
is the father of my two sons.
- Victoria Abril

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

I'm just one of many moms who will say an extra prayer
each night for our sons and daughters going into harm's way.
- Sarah Palin

Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you,
but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly.
- Jim Elliot

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men;
but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars,
and lies in a very narrow compass.
- Joseph Addison


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