52+ Best Son Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Son is your male child. Profoundly inspirational son quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Son Quotes

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There is an endearing tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart. Washington Irving

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

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

Son, you will outgrow my lap, but never my heart

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

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

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

When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son. The Talmud

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

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

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

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

Being a full time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs since the payment is pure love.  Mildred B. Vermont

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

A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Sometimes when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes, and realize I’ve already created one

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 Porgrebin

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

It’s more beautiful than I imagined. Everything is more colorful, more exciting. Music, you know, sounds better My son’s just a beautiful little boy.  John Stamos

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

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

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

If the relationship between father and son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons. James A. Baldwin

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child. William Shakespeare

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

Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patience. It opens up another door in a person  a door which you may not even have known was there. That’s what I feel with my son. There’s suddenly another level of love that expands. My son is my greatest joy, out of everything in my life. Kyle MacLachlan

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

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

When your son grows up, become his brother. Arabic Proverb

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

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

Like father like son: Every good tree maketh good fruits. William Langland

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.

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

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

When he smiles, it’s as if he’s blessing us. We’re the parents and should be the ones in control, but he’s the little prince, and we feel like we’re waiting on him.  Taye Diggs

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

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

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