Birth Quotes

Most popular birth quotes

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

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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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I think of birth as the search for a larger apartment.
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.

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It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infanct, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.

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The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.

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No phallic hero, no matter what he does to himself or to another to prove his courage, ever matches the solitary, existential courage of the woman who gives birth.

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