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:
“Martin Luther King, Jr., was the conscience of his generation.... He and I grew up in the same South, he the son of a clergyman, I the son of a farmer. We both knew from opposite sides, the invisible wall of racial segregation.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)
“In the middle classes the gifted son of a family is always the poorestusually a writer or artist with no sense for speculationand in a family of peasants, where the average comfort is just over penury, the gifted son sinks also, and is soon a tramp on the roadside.”
—J.M. (John Millington)
“It will not be so among you; but whoever wishes to be great among you must be your servant, and whoever wishes to be first among you must be your slave; just as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 20:26-28.