Famous quotes containing the word sons:

    Oh, God will save her, fear you not:
    Be you the men you’ve been,
    Get you the sons your fathers got,
    And God will save the Queen.
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)

    “My mother thinks us long away;
    ‘Tis time the field were mown.
    She had two sons at rising day,
    To-night she’ll be alone.
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)

    You have but little more to do than throw up your cap for entertainment these American days.... Farmers’ sons will stare by the hour to see a juggler draw ribbons from his throat, though he tells them it is all deception. Surely, men love darkness rather than light.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)