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243 Best Quotes To Sons: Love From Your Mother Or Father

1. “All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” — Oscar Wilde


2. “My son, you are such an amazing man, and I’m so proud of the incredible way that you are growing up. Even at such a young age, you are full of wisdom, kindness, compassion, and courage.” – Unknown


3. “Happiness is having a son to call your own.” – Unknown


4. “I love his smile, I love his laugh, I love his kind heart, but most of all I love that he is my son.” – Unknown


5. “My son, live your life with love and kindness. Spread your wings and fly high up in the air. Achieve the things that make you happy. And know that I am proud of you and you are forever loved.” – Unknown


6. “Father and son relationships can be complicated – mine certainly is. Love. Hate. Respect. Fear. Worship. Disdain. Pride. Disappointment. Happiness. Anger. Joy. Sadness. The list goes on.” — John H. Clark III


7. “When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.” — The Talmud


8. “To my son, God knew I needed you.” – Unknown


9. “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


10. “As a father, you want the best for your son, quite obviously. You want to create the best memories for your son.” — Bill Goldberg


11. “A good father will leave his imprint on his son for the rest of her life.” — Dr. James Dobson


12. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano


13. “Most young men are such bores. They haven’t lived long enough to learn that they are not the wonders to the world they are to their mothers.” — L.M. Montgomery


14. “When your son grows up, become his brother.” — Arabic Proverb


15. “You are loved for the boy you are, the man you will become, and the precious son you will always be.” – Unknown


16. “With sons and fathers, there's an inexplicable connection and imprint that your father leaves on you.” — Brad Pitt


17. “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-Nexo


18. “Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.” – Wayne Rooney


19. “Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes and realize I already have one.” – Unknown


20. “Making a conscious effort to allow and even orchestrate opportunities for your son to accomplish tasks away from your watchful eye will allow him to develop his courage and his ability to make decisions. allow and even orchestrate opportunities for your son to accomplish tasks away from your watchful eye will allow him to develop his courage and his ability to make decisions.” — Rhonda Stoppe


21. “Happiness is having a son who is also your best friend.” – Unknown


22. “Being a mother to a little boy and helping him discover the world is one of the greatest experiences in a woman’s life, which makes objective goals dull in comparison. The connection between a mother and her son opens the gate to a new world of wonder and love.” — Anonymous


23. “I love my son more than I have ever found the words to say.” – Unknown


24. “My greatest blessing has been the birth of my son. My next greatest blessing has been my ability to turn people into children of mine.” — Maya Angelou


25. “So there’s this boy. He kind of stole my heart. He calls me ‘Mom.’” — Unknown


26. “If you would have your son to walk honorably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path, but teach him to walk firmly over them — not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.” — Anne Bronte


27. Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example rather than his advice.” — Charles F. Kettering


28. “My son is so much more than I could ever have imagined. Every day he makes my world better.” – Unknown


29. “It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.” — Friedrich von Schiller


30. “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


31. “My son will always be the miracle that makes my life complete.” – Unknown


32. “You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic. When you don’t, you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother’s son.” — Witold Gombrowicz


33. “Do I want to be a hero to my son? No. I would like to be a very real human being. That’s hard enough.” — Robert Downey Jr.


34. “To wake up to the sound of my son saying ‘Mama, mama!’ It’s the best sound ever.” — Miranda Kerr


35. “I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind.” – Maya Angelou


36. “I did not give my son the gift of life, life gave me the gift of him.” – Unknown


37. “Like father like son: Every good tree maketh good fruits.” — William Langland


38. “But boys are different from girls and not just physically. Acknowledging, appreciating, and understanding that boys are boys is essential in raising a son.” — Catherine Musco Garcia-Prats


39. “I want my son to become aware that he is in charge of the choices he makes, and it's good to make thoughtful good choices.” — Karen Salmansohn


40. “I love my son with all my heart. Forever and always.” – Unknown


41. “I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.” – Princess Diana


42. “My son is beyond special to me. He is my pride, my love, and my everything.” – Unknown


43. “A son is a day brightener and a heart warmer.” – Unknown


44. “A son is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.” – Unknown


45. “Mother is her son's first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all—how to love.” ― T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise


46. “Until you have a son of your own, you will never know what that means. You will never know the joy beyond joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.” — Kent Nerburn


47. “Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.” – Sophocles


48. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” — William Shakespeare


49. “Heaven on Earth is looking at my little boy.” — Jenny McCarthy


50. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth


51. “As the mother of a son, I do not accept that alienation from me is necessary for his discovery of himself. As a woman, I will not cooperate in demeaning womanly things so that he can be proud to be a man. I like to think the women in my son’s future are counting on me. ” — Letty Cottin Pogrebin


52. “If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.” — Bruce Barton


53. “Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart.” — Unknown


54. “The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.” — Sarah Shahi


55. “You are my sonshine.” – Unknown


56. “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.” — NASA astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Sr.


57. “It’s a father’s duty to give his sons a fine chance.” — George Eliot


58. “Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.” — Sophocles


59. “Sons are miracles that will never cease to be miraculous.” – Unknown


60. “No one in the world can love a boy more than I love you.” – Unknown


61. “Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't soar free.” — C.J. Milbrandt, On Your Marks


62. “My son is a blessing in every way.” – Elizabeth Emken


63. “If you ever feel like giving up, just remember your son is watching and wants to be just like you.” – Unknown


64. “No love is greater than that of a father for his son.” — Dan Brown, Angels & Demons


65. “I may have given my son the gift of life, but he gave me a reason to live.” – Unknown


66. “The only man who has stolen my heart is my son.” — Sandra Bullock


67. “My son is more precious to me than all the treasure in the world.” – Unknown


68. “He is my son and I love him with all my heart. There is no one in the world that could take his place.” – Unknown


69. “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” — Frank A. Clark


70. “I want my son to have a choice to contribute fully in the workforce or at home.” — Sheryl Sandberg


71. “A mother's love doesn't make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.” — Cheri Fuller, What a Son Needs From His Mom


72. “A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” – Frank A. Clark


73. “Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.” — Louisa May Alcott


74. “Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.” – Chinese Proverb


75. “The moment that little bundle of pink, squirming flesh slips into our arms, love touches us. We feel it, not just in our hearts, but also on our skin. He is there. Our son.” — Meg Meeker


76. “Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes, and enjoy the journey.” – Kirsten Wreggitt


77. “How can we expect our boys to become powerful, successful, and complete men if we ourselves don’t possess or act on the tools and the know-how to take them there?” — Eric Davis


78. “There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.” — Washington Irving


79. “Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always.” — A.E. Coppard


80. “My son, watching you grow up has been many things… Joyful, impactful, and even stressful. But it has also been the most meaningful part of my life.” – Unknown


81. “I want my son to become aware that he is in charge of the choices he makes, and it’s good to make thoughtful, good choices.” — Karen Salmansohn


82. “What an honor it is watching your son grow into a kind, loving, and thoughtful man.” – Unknown


83. “No matter how far apart we are, you’ll always be with me, like a handprint on my heart.” – Unknown


84. “I love that you are my son.” – Unknown


85. “Raising boys has made me a more generous woman than I really am.” — Mary Kay Blakely


86. “Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.” — Plato


87. “Your son will open your eyes, broaden your knowledge, and help your sense of humor.” — Michael Thompson Ph.D., Speaking of Boys


88. “The years will rush by, and one day you will be watching your son as a man, and feeling incredibly proud that he is caring, safe, making a contribution, and hopefully going far beyond you in the scope of his life.” — Steve Biddulph, Raising Boys


89. “You will be his first his, his first love, his first friend. You’re his momma and he is your whole world. He is your little boy.” — Unknown


90. “That strong mother doesn’t tell her cub, son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, toughen up, this is reality we are living in.” — Lauryn Hill


91. “Seeing my son happy is one of the best feelings in the world.” – Unknown


92. “There is a place in my heart only my son can fill.” – Unknown


93. “Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example rather than his advice.” — Charles F. Kettering


94. “Sons may grow into men and grow out of their toys, but in the hearts of their mothers they are still their little boys." — Unknown


95. “The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.” – Sarah Shahi


96. “If my son is happy, then I am happy.” — Chris Paul


97. “A son needs his father at every situation he faces in present, and a father needs his son at every situation he faces for his son in past.” – Nishan Panwar


98. A boy-mom win is sitting on the toilet and it not being covered in pee.


99. “My son. My life. My everything.” – Unknown


100. “If you are going to help [your son], you first need to show support and appreciation for the person he is, so you can build that person up.” — Clayton Lesser


101. “I may not be perfect, but when I look at my son I know that I got something in my life perfectly right.” – Unknown


102. “I can’t even describe how lucky I feel to have a son like you.” – Unknown


103. “To my son, never forget that I love you. Life is filled with hard times and good times. Learn from everything you can. Be the man I know you can be.” — Unknown


104. “A son is always on your mind and forever in your heart.” – Unknown


105. “It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.” — Johann Schiller


106. “Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes, and realize I’ve already created one.” — Unknown


107. “A boy’s best friend is his mother.” — Joseph Stefano


108. “No matter how tall a son grows, he will always look up to his dad.” — Unknown


109. “You are my son, my moon, and my stars.” – Unknown


110. “One of the greatest gifts you can give your teenage boy is the gift of letting him know you get it. You’ve been there.” — Sebastian R. Jones


111. “It doesn’t matter how old a son is. Even when he is big and strong he is always a small boy for his mother.” – Unknown


112. “The fact my relationship with my son is so good makes me forgiving of my father and also appreciative.” — Anthony Kiedis


113. “To my son, I choose you. And I’ll choose you over and over. Without a doubt. In a heartbeat. I’ll keep choosing you.” – Unknown


114. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” — Sigmund Freud


115. “Son, you make me proud to be a father.” – Unknown


116. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” — Yiddish Proverb


117. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind." — Shannon L. Alder


118. “If you want a son to grow up into a man you can be proud of, be a man he can be proud of.” — Anonymous


119. 50% of raising boys is trying to get them to wear pants in the winter.


120. “The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.” —Sarah Shahi


121. “A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it’s too late to let her know that he sees it.” — W.D. Howells


122. “When I tell you that I love you, I don’t say it out of habit or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you are, without a doubt, the best thing that has ever happened to me.” – Unknown


123. “Ain’t a woman alive who could take my mama’s place.” — Tupac Shakur


124. “Be strong out there, my son. Look for the love and kindness in others. Forgive yourself when you make mistakes, and enjoy the journey.” — Kirsten Wreggitt


125. “Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.” — Chinese Proverb


126. “Moms are as relentless as the tides. They just don’t drive us to practice, they drive us to greatness.” — Steve Rushin


127. “Son, you remind me how so much depends on days made of now.” — Alison McGhee


128. “Boys are fun. They make you laugh. They are full of life and can share that energy with you. They also touch your heart; they are deeply feeling.” — Steve Biddulph


129. “Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.” — Proverbs 1:8-9


130. “To my son, what an honor it has been to raise you! I am so proud of the man you have become.” – Unknown


131. “I love my son! He is my best friend. Someone I laugh with, dream with, and love with all my heart.” – Unknown


132. “Have a little faith in your sons. This journey will be the making of them.” — C.J. Milbrandt


133. “Words are not enough to describe how wonderful it is to have a son like you.” – Unknown


134. “The years will rush by, and one day you will be watching your son as a man, and feeling incredibly proud that he is caring, safe, making a contribution, and hopefully going far beyond you in the scope of his life.” — Steve Biddulph


135. “I’m so blessed to have a son like you. I love you.” – Unknown


136. “I love my son. No matter where he goes in life, he will forever be on my mind and in my heart.” – Unknown


137. “And she loved a little boy very, very much—even more than she loved herself.” — Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree


138. “And she loved a little boy very, very much — even more than she loved herself.” – Shel Silverstein


139. “A father is a teacher, a singer, a doctor, a lawyer & every heroic character to his son. But a son is only a son to a father.” ― Sajal Sazzad


140. “From the moment I held my son, my heart was his.” – Unknown


141. “I cannot be more grateful for the things that I have because I love my son and I have him.” — Unknown


142. “The day my son came into my life I knew my purpose was to love and cherish him with everything I have.” – Unknown


143. “You can know a thing to death and be for all purposes completely ignorant of it. A man can know his father, or his son, and there might still be nothing between them but loyalty and love and mutual incomprehension.” — Marilynne Robinson


144. “My son, in a world where you can be anything, be kind!” – Unknown


145. “To my son, never forget that I love you. No matter where you go or what happens in life. You are loved. Forever and always.” – Unknown


146. “You’re not just my son. You’re my moon and stars and everything in between. You, my son, are my everything and I love you with all my heart.” – Unknown


147. “My mother carried me for ten months. I asked her ‘Mother, you had an extra month, why you didn’t make me a beautiful face?’ and mother told me, ‘My son, I was busy making your beautiful hands and heart.'” — Mstislav Rostropovich


148. “One of the greatest gifts I have ever gotten is my son.” – Unknown


149. That is why the most important lesson that a mother can teach her son is to respect, love, and understand women.” — Unknown


150. “If you would have your son to walk honorably through the world, you must not attempt to clear the stones from his path but teach him to walk firmly over them—not insist upon leading him by the hand, but let him learn to go alone.” — Anne Brontë, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall


151. “Kindness makes a son feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.” — Frank A. Clark


152. “Son, I never want you to think that the world revolves around you, but please know that my whole world does.” – Unknown


153. “The best love in the world is the love of a man. The love of a man who came from your womb, the love of your son! I don’t have a daughter, but maybe the love of a daughter is the best, too. I am first and foremost me, but right after that, I am a mother. The best thing that I can ever be, is me. But the best gift that I will ever have, is being a mother.” — C. JoyBell C


154. “Mothers are inscrutable beings to their sons, always.” — A.E. Coppard, Dusky Ruth


155. “My son will never have to wonder where to go for a hug, love, or support. I will always be there for him no matter how old he is.” – Unknown


156. “For thousands of years, father and son have stretched wistful hands across the canyon of time.” — Alan Valentine


157. “To be a mother of a son is one of the most important things you can do to change the world. Raise them to respect women, raise them to stand up for others, raise them to be kind.” – Shannon L. Alder


158. “Men are what their mothers made them.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


159. “I loved you yesterday, I love you still. I always have and I always will.” – Unknown


160. “My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed.” — Proverbs 23:15 (NIV)


161. “I asked God for a best friend, he sent me my son.” – Unknown


162. Boys: Less drama than girls. But harder to keep alive.


163. “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


164. “To my son, I promise you this: no matter what happens in life I will always love you.” – Unknown


165. “Yesterday my little boy, today my friend, and forever my son.” – Unknown


166. “My wild, wild son, run free. Ooh, you’ll know it when you’re where you’re supposed to be.” — Armin van Buren and Sam Martin


167. “To my son, never be afraid to be yourself.” – Unknown


168. “You”ve been a blessing from the start, I love you my son with all my heart.” – Unknown


169. “I don’t want my son to follow in my footsteps. I want him to walk the path beside me and go even further than I could have ever dreamed.” – Unknown


170. “To my son, I hope you always know how loved you are.” – Unknown


171. “To my son, never underestimate your worth, your strength, or your ability. Always believe in yourself as much as I believe in you!” – Unknown


172. “I listen to my mother, and that keeps me out of trouble. I’m a good son.” — Mr. T


173. “There is no greater privilege in living than bringing a tiny new human being into the world and then trying to raise him or her properly during the next eighteen years.” — James C. Dobson, Bringing Up Boys


174. “Though our new son is barely a part of our present, we look at his squirming, warm bundle of future potential and say to ourselves, ‘Hello, little man.’ Little do we know the adventure we are beginning!” — Dr. Gregory L. Jantz


175. “Of course, my son has been the center of my life and will always be the center of my love. When he was young, I was the rock in his life. Now that I am old, he is the rock in my life.” – Hyacinth Mottley


176. “To my son, if you need me, call me. I don’t care where or how busy I am. If you need me and if you need to talk to me, I will always be there for you, no matter how big or how small your problem is!” – Unknown


177. “Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.” — George Bernard Shaw


178. “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


179. “I know you’re grown now, but my heart doesn’t realize that. In my heart, you will always be my sweet little boy.” – Unknown


180. “Sons are angels sent from above to fill our hearts with endless love.” – Unknown


181. “Our sons grow and change, sometimes before our eyes, and we can barely keep up with their active, inquisitive natures.” — Dr. Gregory L. Jantz, Raising Boys by Design


182. “A son’s hug lasts long after he lets go.” – Unknown


183. “There has never been, nor will there ever be, anything quite so special as the love between the mother and a son.” — Anonymous


184. “I love you son! What a blessing it is to have a son like you.” – Unknown


185. “Sons hold our hand for a short while, but our hearts forever.” – Unknown


186. “A son is a gift of love.” – Unknown


187. “A wise son makes a glad father, But a foolish son is the grief of his mother… A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.” — The Proverbs of Solomon


188. “Happiness is time spent with my son.” – Unknown


189. “The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days.” — Voltaire


190. “A mother’s love doesn’t make her son more dependent and timid; it actually makes him stronger and more independent.” — Cheri Fuller


191. “Behold, sons are a gift from the Lord. Happy the man whose quiver is filled with them.” — Psalm 127: 3-5


192. “I am so proud of you, my son, not for what you have achieved, but for the man you have become.” – Unknown


193. “He promised us that everything would be okay. I was a child, but I knew that everything would not be okay. That did not make my father a liar. It made him my father.” – Jonathan Safran Foer


194. “I’m struck by a few things today, most of which is the power of the invisible role model... Perhaps it’s the newfound clarity I have as a father knowing that my son will always be watching what I do, mimicking my behavior, one day maybe even following in my footsteps.” — Prince Harry


195. “I adore his smile, I cherish his hugs, I admire his heart, but most of all… I love that he is my son.” – Unknown


196. “Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one.” ― Thiruvalluvar


197. “I hope I can be as good of a father to my son as my dad was to me.” — Calvin Johnson


198. “I love my son so much. I don’t know what I did to deserve him, but I am forever grateful he is my little boy. I simply could not imagine my life without him in it.” – Unknown


199. “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” — Irish Proverb


200. “I am a family man, and my most important role is a father to my son.” — Ed Skrein


201. “It makes me so proud knowing that you are my son.” – Unknown


202. “Mother is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all, how to love.” — T.F. Hodge


203. “My son’s the most precious thing to me; he’s changed me from being selfish to selfless.” — Ricardo Antonio Chavira


204. “Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.” — Proverbs 29:17


205. My friend asked what it was like to live in a house full of boys, so I peed on her bathroom floor, ate everything in her fridge, told her 800 stories about Minecraft, farted 20 times, and when she was ready to kill me, I gave her a hug and told her she was pretty.


206. “I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.” — Princess Diana


207. “Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.” — C.J. Milbrandt


208. “Yet now in my arms I was holding a helpless baby boy who would grow into a man — I cannot imagine that soft little face one day having whiskers.” — Rhonda Stoppe


209. “But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I’m upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me.” — LeBron James


210. “I may not see my son every day, but every day I think of him.” – Unknown


211. “Good wombs have borne bad sons.” — William Shakespeare, The Tempest


212. “A boy needs his mother’s respect. Not only her love but also her respect.” — Emerson Eggerichs


213. “Someday when the pages of my life end, I know that my son will be one of the most beautiful chapters.” – Unknown


214. “They used to say, ‘Oh, he’s just his mother’s son,’ as a way of dismissing me. And every time I’d say, ‘Oh, yes, thank you! I’m so proud of that.’” – Justin Trudeau


215. “You must be afraid, my son. That is how one becomes an honest citizen.” — Jean-Paul Sartre


216. “Until you have a son of your own, you will never know what that means. You will never know the joy beyond joy, the love beyond feeling that resonates in the heart of a father as he looks upon his son.” — Kent Nerburn, Letters to My Son


217. “Sons are born to make their fathers better men.” ― Mekael Shane


218. “A son’s first hero is his dad.” — Unknown


219. “Son, you may outgrow my lap, but never my heart.” – Unknown


220. “If I could give you one thing, it would be the ability to see yourself through my eyes. Because only then would you see how loved you really are.” – Unknown


221. “Heaven on Earth is looking at my little boy.” – Jenny McCarthy


222. “Not every father gets a chance to start his son off in his own footsteps.” — Alan Ladd


223. “No matter what, I want my son to know that he was wished for, prayed for, and that he is forever loved.” – Unknown


224. “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person; he believed in me.” — Jim Valvano


225. “My precious son, you are loved today, tomorrow, and always.” – Unknown


226. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me.” — LeBron James


227. “He doesn't know you're watching him, but in this special, reflective moment, you realize he's growing up.” — Robert Lewis, Raising a Modern-Day Knight


228. “There is more to a boy than what his mother sees. There is more to a boy then what his father dreams. Inside every boy lies a heart that beats. And sometimes it screams, refusing to take defeat. And sometimes his father’s dreams aren’t big enough, and sometimes his mother’s vision isn’t long enough. And sometimes the boy has to dream his own dreams and break through the clouds with his own sunbeams.” — Ben Behunin, Remembering Isaac: The Wise and Joyful Potter of Niederbipp


229. “A man ain’t nothing but a man. But a son? Well, now, that’s somebody.” — Toni Morrison, Beloved


230. “Becoming a dad means you have to be a role model for your son and be someone he can look up to.” — Wayne Rooney


231. “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.” — Wally Schirra


232. “And he said to him, ‘Son, you have always been with me, and all that is mine is yours.” — Luke 15:31


233. “Mother is her son’s first god; she must teach him the most important lesson of all, how to love.” — T.F. Hodge quote


234. “My son is the best gift I have ever received. He is the sunshine in my day. The joy in my soul. And the love of my life.” – Unknown


235. “Even more than the time when she gave birth, a mother feels her greatest joy when she hears others refer to her son as a wise learned one.” — Thiruvalluvar


236. “Always my son; forever my friend.” – Unknown


237. “No matter how much I tell my son I love him, I always love him more than that.” – Unknown


238. “A son needs his father at every situation he faces in present, and a father needs his son at every situation he faces for his son in past.” — Nishan Panwar


239. “My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad indeed.” — Proverbs 23:15


240. “My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence B. Kelland


241. “Raising boys has made me a more generous woman than I really am.” – Mary Kay Blakely


242. “Happiness is getting a hug from your son for no reason.” – Unknown


243. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” — Charles Wadsworth

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