Father And Son Quotes

Father And Son Quotes by Aldous Huxley, Carol Klein, Evelyn Waugh, Danny DeVito, George Eliot, Arthur Koestler and many others.

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
Aldous Huxley
The tie is stronger than that between father and son and father and daughter. The bond is also more complex than the one between mother and daughter. For a woman, a son offers the best chance to know the mysterious male existence.
Carol Klein
Perhaps host and guest is really the happiest relation for father and son.
Evelyn Waugh
In this movie, you have all the things you love from Tim. All the magic and the whimsy and the surreal, but he also has a fantastic story of a father and son that really gets under your skin.
Danny DeVito
It’s a father’s duty to give his sons a fine chance.
George Eliot
[My father] loved me tenderly and shyly from a distance, and later on took a naive pride in seeing my name in print.
Arthur Koestler
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
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.
Baseball, more than any other sport, has a magical way of connecting fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, grandparents and grandchildren and ancestors back down the line. – From The Brooklyn Nine
Alan Gratz
The greatest gift I ever had
Came from God; I call him Dad!
John Walter Bratton
There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger.
Elizabeth Gaskell
There must always be a struggle between a father and son, while one aims at power and the other at independence.
Samuel Johnson
Nothing’s really changed for me over the years. I like telling stories about people with problems. I can’t really put it much simpler than that. Relationships are interesting to me. Not just between men and women but fathers and sons, brothers and sisters and friends.
Steve Buscemi
When I was a kid, my father told me every day, ‘You’re the most wonderful boy in the world, and you can do anything you want to.’
Jan Hutchins
‘In the Wake’ was a very bleak book. This relationship was not too good, the father and son. This time around, I wanted a father and a son who really loved each other, which would be visible on the first page and would still be there on the last page.
Per Petterson
I’ve been a biker, I’ve been a convict, I’ve been a husband, father, and son.
Duane Chapman
For it is the suffering flesh, it is suffering, it is death, that lovers perpetuate upon the earth. Love is at once the brother, son, and father of death, which is its sister, mother, and daughter. And thus it is that in the depth of love there is a depth
Miguel de Unamuno