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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Sons:

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.

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.

A lively and lasting sense of filial duty is more effectually impressed on the mind of a son or daughter by reading King Lear, than by all the dry volumes of ethics, and divinity, that ever were written.
~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

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 is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
~ Author Unknown.

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.

Boys are beyond the range of anyone's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
~ James Thurber.

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
~ Charles Wadsworth.

Clever father, clever daughter; clever mother, clever son.
~ Russian Proverb.

Don't wait to make your son a great man - make him a great boy.
~ Author Unknown.

Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
~ Martin Andersen-Nexö.

Fathers and sons are much more considerate of one another than mothers and daughters.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes.

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.
~ Chinese Proverb.

Good fathers make good sons.
~ Author Unknown.

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.
~ Author Unknown.

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

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 Quotes.

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.

It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.
~ Friedrich von Schiller.

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.

Let France have good mothers, and she will have good sons.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte.

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.

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
~ Plato.

On the green they watched their sons
Playing till too dark to see,
As their fathers watched them once,
As my father once watched me
~ Edmund Blunden.

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