Although there is a lot of contradictory information about the methods that we should use in raising our sons, the final goal is the same: to educate them so that they are good people.
We look at heroes, honest people, great husbands and fathers, and we want our sons to ever become the same as they are. It should not be as large as the salvation of the world, but rather as the salvation of the people who surround them, every time they get a chance.
It would be great for parents if love, honesty, and a good set of principles were somehow part of our sons’ DNA. But this is more about social education, so the voice and behavior of parents are crucial for the development of their son.
In a world that promotes gender equality, we need to teach our sons more empathy and upbringing, rather than men’s rights. There are still many cultures that believe that such qualities weaken people when they actually make people human. The heroes we mentioned earlier possess them – we want our sons to become men, not tyrants.
Here are the top 20 Inspiring quotes that you’ll love about sons.
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.
Yet now in my arms I was holding a helpless baby boy who would grow into a man. I can’t imagine that soft little face one day having whiskers.
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.
Until you have a son of you 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.
I want my son to have a choice to contribute fully in the workforce or at home.
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.
Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.
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.
My wild, wild son, run free. Ooh, you’ll know it when you’re where you’re supposed to be.
It isn’t flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons.
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.
He doesn’t know you’re watching him, but in this special, reflective moment, you realize he’s growing up. I mean, really growing up.
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.
Though our new son is barely a part of our present, we look at his squirming, warm bundle of future potential and say to ourselves, ‘Hello, little man.’ Little do we know the adventure we are beginning!
Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
There is an enduring tenderness in the love of a mother to a son that transcends all other affections of the heart.
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.
The most important mark I will leave on this world is my son.
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.
When you teach your son, you teach your son’s son.