Quotations About / On: BIRTH
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.)
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.
When we have flowers, thank the rain. When we have rain, thank the groung that gives birth to the finished product.
(By Luis A. Estable)
The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it.
(F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Notebook D," The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).)
... it is nearly impossible to understand those who are beyond our sight, who are not explained to us by ties of birth or the contact of the flesh.
(Rebecca West (1892-1983), British author. The Strange Necessity, ch. 10 (1928).)