Quotations About / On: BABY

  • 31.
    Writing a novel without being asked seems a bit like having a baby when you have nowhere to live.
    (Lucy Ellman (b. 1956), U.S. novelist. Guardian (London, Jan. 16, 1992).)
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  • 32.
    Here is the real domino theory: Gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.
    (Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. A, p. 31 (December 9, 1993). The dangers of an AIDS epidemic.)
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  • 33.
    Despite compelling evidence that she will be working at 35, by choice or necessity, today's 21-year-old woman has difficulty looking beyond the ceremonies of her marriage and her babies' christenings.
    (Marilyn Bender (b. 1925), U.S. journalist. First published in The New York Times (March 26, 1962). As quoted in American Women in the 1960s, ch. 3, by Blanche Linden-Ward and Carol Hurd Green (1993).)
  • 34.
    Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
    (Andy Warhol (1928-1987), U.S. pop artist. From A to B and Back Again, ch. 7 (1975).)
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  • 35.
    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.)
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  • 36.
    The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
    (Natalie Wood (20th century), U.S. actress. Quoted in The Joys of Having a Child, by Bill and Gloria Adler (1993). F...)
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  • 37.
    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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  • 38.
    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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  • 39.
    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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  • 40.
    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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