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:
“Its so easy during those first few months to think that the problems will never end. You feel as if your son will never sleep through the night, will always spit up food after eating, and will never learn to smileeven though you dont know any adults or even older children who still act this way.”
—Lawrence Kutner (20th century)
“A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Proverbs 10:1.
“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)