Quotes with baby
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.
You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she's pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.
Except that right side is up is best, there is not much to learn about holding a baby. There are 152 distinctly different ways--and all are right! At least all will do.
Having a baby is like taking your lower lips and forcing them over your head.
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
Pilgrimage to Bethlehem. Published in The New York Times on December 23, 1984.
Definition of a baby: A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
Quoted in Reith Lecture (1976)
Babies are necessary to grownups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
Having a baby is like trying to push a grand piano through a transom.
A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi... has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
Government is like a baby: an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
During 1965 campaign for the governorship of California. Appears to be adopted from a similar Ronald Knox quotation.
I heard a rumor I died, Murdered in cold blood dramatized, Pictures of me in my final state, You know mama cried, But that was fiction, Some coward got the story twisted, Like I no longer existed, Mysteriously missin’, I’m known worldwide, baby, I ain’t hard to find.
If it took nine months for a baby to be born, I figured my 'birth' from Esther Williams the swimmer to Esther Williams the movie actress would not be much different.
The Million Dollar Mermaid: An Autobiography (1999)