Fathers and sons are much more considerate of one another than mothers and daughters.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.
When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.
You don’t raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they’ll turn out to be heroes, even if it’s just in your own eyes.
Walter M. Schirra, Sr.
Tiger father begets tiger son.
Son, you outgrew my lap, but never my heart.
What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
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.
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.
Don’t wait to make your son a great man – make him a great boy.
He who can be a good son will be a good father.
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
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
One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
He followed in his father’s footsteps, but his gait was somewhat erratic.
Every son quotes his father, in words and in deeds.
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
Good fathers make good sons.
As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.