If the feminist program goes to pieces on the arrival of the first baby, it's false and useless.
(Crystal Eastman (1881-1928), U.S. social/political activist and author. On Women and Revolution, part 1 (1978).
Written in 1920, the same year that the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution took effect, enfranchising women after a 72-year struggle for suffrage.)
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
(Victoria (1819-1901), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Letter, May 8, 1872, to her daughter, the Crown Princess of Prussia. Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals, ed. Christopher Hibbert (1984).)
I will cut the head off my baby and swallow it if it will make Bush lose.
(Zainab Ismael, Iraqi housewife. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 31 (November 16, 1992).
On the day of the United States' 1992 Presidential election; the incumbent President George Bush lost to Democratic challenger Bill Clinton.)