An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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 (1924-1987, American author)


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


Aldous Huxley (1894-1963, British author)


His father watched him across the gulf of years and pathos which always must divide a father from his son.


John Marquand (1893-1960, American author)


We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.


Alexander Pope (1688-1744, British poet, critic, translator)


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 (1875-1950, American journalist)


In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.


Author Unknown


The affection of a father and a son are different: The father loves the person of the son, and the son loves the memory of his father.


Author Unknown


The best gift a father can give to his son is the gift of himself - his time. For material things mean little, if there is not someone to share them with.


Author Unknown


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