Be careful to leave your sons well

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.  ~Epictetus

You dont raise heroes you sons and

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.  ~Walter M. Schirra, Sr.

Your son at five is your master

Your son at five is your master, at ten your slave, at fifteen your double, and after that, your friend or your foe, depending on his bringing up.  ~Author Unknown

A king realizing his incompetence can either

A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties.  A father can do neither.  If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.  ~Marlene Dietrich

Mans pity for himself or his son

Man’s pity for himself, or for his son,
Always premising that said son at college
Has not contracted much more debt than knowledge.
~Author Unknown

A son is a till he takes

A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter is a daughter all of her life.  ~Author Unknown

By the time a man realizes that

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.  ~Charles Wadsworth

No one would be foolish enough to

No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace – in peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.  ~Croesus of Lydia