Babies Quotes

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Babies are such a nice way to start people.
A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.


Babies are necessary to grown-ups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
Life is a flame that is always burning itself out; but it catches fire again every time a child is born.

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A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother.
Each time a new baby is born there is a possibility of reprieve.  Each child is a new being, a potential prophet, a new spiritual prince, a new spark of light precipitated into the outer darkness.
When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.


People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.


No symphony orchestra ever played music like a two-year-old girl laughing with a puppy.

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A babe is nothing but a bundle of possibilities.


Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first.  What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?


You can sort of be married, you can sort of be divorced, you can sort of be living together, but you can't sort of have a baby.
Infancy conforms to nobody: all conform to it.
A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
I admit he's a darling, but babies are an acquired taste.
I can't think why mothers love them.
Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
The human baby, the human being, is a mosaic of animal and angel.
Babies are always more trouble than you thought—and more wonderful.

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Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents.
There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins.
A baby is a loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
Having a baby dragged me, kicking and screaming, from the world of self-absorption.

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Baby caca is like Kryptonite to a father.  Even the dog says, "You don't rub his face in it."
Who would not tremble and rather choose to die than to be a baby again, if given such a choice?
The babe in arms is a channel through which the energies we call fate, love, and reason visibly stream.
When people talk about wanting "to have children someday," what they really mean is that they want to have babies.
In came...a baby, eloquent as infancy usually is, and like most youthful orators, more easily heard than understood.
Father asked us what was God's noblest work.  Anna said men, but I said babies.  Men are often bad; babies never are.
The baby, assailed by eyes, ears, nose, skin, and entrails at once, feels it all as one great blooming, buzzing confusion.
I like handling newborn animals.  Fallen into life from an unmappable world, they are the ultimate immigrants, full of wonder and confusion.


Having a baby is like suddenly getting the world's worst roommate, like having Janis Joplin with a bad hangover and PMS come to stay with you.
They lie flat on their noses at first in what appears to be a drunken slumber, then flat on their backs kicking and screaming, demanding impossibilities in a foreign language.
Every new baby is a blind desperate vote for survival: people who find themselves unable to register an effective political protest against extermination do so by a biological act.
A soiled baby, with a neglected nose, cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty; and inasmuch as babyhood spans but three short years, no baby is competent to be a joy "forever."