Quotations About / On: BIRTH
Birth means nothing where there is no virtue.
(Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French comic playwright. Dom Juan's father, in Dom Juan, act 4, sc. 4 (1665).)
Our birth is nothing but our death begun.
(Edward Young (1683-1765), British poet, playwright. repr. In Complete Works, ed. J. Doran (1968). Night 5, l. 718, The Complaint, or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality (1742-1746).)
Hope is like a harebell trembling from its birth.
(Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894), British poet, lyricist. Hope Is Like a Harebell.
Harebell = bluebell.)
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
(George Santayana (1863-1952), U.S. philosopher, poet. "War Shrines," Soliloquies in England (1922).)
Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.
(Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Ajax, l. 522.)
A man's life is caught between 2 gates. Birth and death.
Rather have a glass house with a firm foundation than a strong brick building with the birth grounds shaking.
Birth! The child; i will be his father and, he will be my son.
Birth and death! Children are born everyday and, people die everyday.
Never let Ghana down! Because, that's the place of your birth.