Quotations About / On: BIRTH

  • 1.
    This is the real creation: not the accident of childbirth, but the miracle of man-birth and woman-birth.
    (D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. Not previously published. Mr. Noon, ch. 19, Cambridge University Press (1984). Gilbert Noon thinking.)
  • 2.
    The condition that gives birth to a rule is not the same as the condition to which the rule gives birth.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 530, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 392, "The Rule as Mother or as Child," (1879).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, birth
  • 3.
    Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
    (Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1985).)
    More quotations from: Robert Neelly Bellah, birth, home
  • 4.
    As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are all Innovations, which are the births of time.
    (Francis Bacon (1561-1626), British philosopher, essayist, statesman. Essays, "Of Innovations," (1597-1625). In his Annotations to Bacon (c. 1798), William Blake commented: "What a cursed fool is this, Ill Shapen! Are infants or small plants ill shapen because they are not yet come to their maturity? What a contemptible fool is this Bacon!" (In Complete Writings, ed. Keynes, 1957).)
    More quotations from: Francis Bacon, time
  • 5.
    Death and birth are neither two different things nor are of two different times. In death is birth and in birth is death. One who sees them as one and the same and attains both at the same time becomes liberated from death and birth.
    (Death and birth)
    More quotations from: Ramakrushna Sahu
  • 6.
    Death and birth are neither two different things nor are of two different times. In death is birth and in birth is death. One who sees them as one and the same and attains both at the same time becomes liberated from death and birth.
    (Death and birth)
    More quotations from: Ramakrushna Sahu
  • 7.
    The birth of a child is a joy beyond measure for the mother who gives birth and for those who receive the child. For every birth comes the human responsibility to protect every single life.
    (upon receiving news that a friend has delivered her baby!)
    More quotations from: Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
  • 8.
    'When creativity meet creativity, possibilities are birth into existence'
    (Faith)
    More quotations from: Solomon Sunday
  • 9.
    I have been on a journey since birth, today I have started a new journey.
    (Journey of no return)
    More quotations from: Emmanuel chibuike ikechukwu
  • 10.
    Nobility is a virtue born out of character rather than an opportunity given by birth.
    (nobility)
    More quotations from: Woru Sulyman
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