Quotations About / On: BIRTH

  • 11.
    Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Ajax, l. 522.)
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  • 12.
    An infant when born gives birth to hope
    Growing up a baby fuels million of hopes
    Till a child becomes a hope of all hopes
    (Child)
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  • 13.
    Compare nothing, for instance
    The birth of you
    And death of mine.
    (love)
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  • 14.
    Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.
    (Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Lady Amelia de Courcy, Doctor Thorne, vol. 3, ch. xxxviii, London, Chapman and Hall (1858).)
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  • 15.
    He had not the least pride of birth and rank, that common narrow notion of little minds, that wretched mistaken succedaneum of merit.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Characters of Chesterfield, 1778, repr. Augustan Reprint Society, nos. 259-260, p. 43, University of California, Los Angeles (1990). Character of Lord Scarborough, one of Chesterfield's closest friends.)
  • 16.
    Wounded pride can take a rich young man far who is surrounded by flatterers since birth.
    (Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783-1842), French novelist. The Charterhouse of Parma, ch. XIII, Dupont (1839) (trans. by Jeri King).)
  • 17.
    The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971).)
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  • 18.
    The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971).)
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  • 19.
    Who is going to cast out an error to which he has given birth and replace it with an adopted truth?
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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  • 20.
    The boredom of Sunday afternoon, which drove de Quincey to drink laudanum, also gave birth to surrealism: hours propitious for making bombs.
    (Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 3 (1944, rev. 1951).)
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