A son is a male offspring; a boy or man in relation to his parents. The female analogue is a daughter.
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Famous quotes containing the word son:
“Mothers easily become jealous of their sons friends when they are particularly successful. As a rule a mother loves herself in her son more than she does the son himself.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“All know that all the dead in the world about that place are stuck
And that should mother seek her son shed have but little luck
Because the fires of Purgatory have ate their shapes away;
I swear to God I questioned them and all they had to say
Was fol de rol de rolly O.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Gods Son went home. Among us it is whispered
He cried the tears of men.
Feeling, in fact,
We have no need of peace.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)