Quotations About / On: BABY

  • 31.
    A couple's relationship often moves to the back burner as they focus on the new baby and temporarily prefer sleep over sex.
    (Susan Lapinski (20th century), U.S. writer. "Parenting Passages," Child (June-July 1992).)
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  • 32.
    I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies.
    (Benjamin Spock (b. 1903), U.S. pediatrician, author. Times (London, May 2, 1988).)
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  • 33.
    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.)
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  • 34.
    If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your menstrual blood—if it makes you sick, you've a long way to go, baby.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist, writer. "The Wicked Womb," The Female Eunuch (1970).)
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  • 35.
    The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
    (Norman Mailer (b. 1923), U.S. author. repr. In Conversations with Norman Mailer, ed. J. Michael Lennon (1988). "The Siege of Mailer: Hero to Historian," Village Voice (New York, Jan. 21, 1971).)
  • 36.
    Babies and the old are permitted self-absorption. In between, it provokes resentment.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 37.
    If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your menstrual blood—if it makes you sick, you've a long way to go, baby.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "The Wicked Womb," (1970).)
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  • 38.
    If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your menstrual blood—if it makes you sick, you've a long way to go, baby.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "The Wicked Womb," (1970).)
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  • 39.
    Lawsy, we've got to have a doctor! I don't know nuthin' 'bout birthin' babies.
    (Sidney Howard (1891-1939), U.S. screenwriter. Prissy (Butterfly McQueen), Gone With The Wind, admitting to Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) that she was lying about her experience as a mid-wife (1939).)
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  • 40.
    The very "in" had babies the same time Ethel [Kennedy] did, in the same hospital, with the same obstetrician ...
    (Barbara Howar (b. 1934), U.S. socialite and author. Laughing All the Way, ch. 4 (1973). Howar, a Washington socialite during President John F. Kennedy's administration, was recalling the social influence of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's wife Ethel, who eventually bore eleven children. (Robert was also the President's brother.).)
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