Quotes about Baby

The baby figure of the giant mass
Of things to come.

William Shakespeare

A Babylonish dialect
Which learned pedants much affect.

Samuel Butler

Learned and wise, hath perished utterly,
Nor leaves her speech one word to aid the sigh
That would lament her.

William Wordsworth

A baby was sleeping,
Its mother was weeping,
For her husband was far on the wild-raging sea.

Samuel Lover

Where did you come from baby dear?
Out of the everywhere into the here.

George Macdonald

A baby's feet, like sea-shells pink
Might tempt, should heaven see meet,
An angel's lips to kiss, we think,
A baby's feet.

Algernon Charles Swinburne

The sweetest flowers in all the world--
A baby's hands.

Algernon Charles Swinburne

Only a baby small,
Dropt from the skies;
Small, but how dear to us
God knoweth best.

Matthias Barr

Babylon in all its desolation is a sight not so awful as that of the human mind in ruins.


Note 1.Babylon in ruins is not so melancholy a spectacle (as a distracted person). Joseph Addison: Spectator, No. 421.


They tell me every day is there
Not more nor less than Sunday gay;
In shining robes and garments fair
The people walk upon their way.
One gazes there on castle walls
As grand as those of Babylon,
A bishop and two generals!
What joy to be in Carcassonne!
Ah! might I but see Carcassonne!

Gustave Nadaud

Babylon is fallen, is fallen.

Old Testament

You know that the desire for money is infantile? It goes back to a baby's playing with its own mess. Pleasure in handling fecal matter

Dear God, Thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.


You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with the apple, I'll buy you a new car.

Harvey Diamond

The great high of winning Wimbledon lasts for about a week. You go down in the record book, but you don't have anything tangible to hold on to. But having a baby—there isn't any comparison.

Chris Evert

30,000 baby chicks were sent through a San Diego factory farm chipper by workers too tired to continue individual strangling. That made the chipper a chicker.. while the little drum with swirling knives into which some factories drop baby chicks is called an eviscerator.. and what is the name for those tiny mouse sized guillotines Purina as owner of the magazine Lab Animal advertised for decapitation of captive expendable lab animals?

O Anna Niemus

A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.

Frank A. Clark

If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."

Jerome K. Jerome

Babies are necessary to grown-ups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. In a world that is cutting down its trees to build highways, losing its earth to concrete... babies are almost the only remaining link with nature, with the natural world of living things from which we spring.

Eda J. Le Shan

Those who say they "sleep like a baby" haven't got one.

A new mother

When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.

James Matthew Barrie

The worst feature of a new baby is its mother's singing.

Kin Hubbard

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.

Carl Sandburg

Have you not heard the poets tell How came the dainty Baby Bell Into this world of ours?

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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