Birth Of A Child Quotes by George Vaillant, William Gilmore Simms, Rush Limbaugh, Simone de Beauvoir, Jock Sturges, Robin Lim and many others.
Creativity can never be explained by appeal to reason alone. Like the birth of a child, creativity compels us not to explanation but to wonder and awe.
The birth of a child is the imprisonment of a soul.
Who in their right mind ever thought that the birth of a child to an illegal immigrant converted to citizenship? A lot of people believe it. It’s not in the 14th Amendment. You know where it is? It’s in Article 1, Section 8, Clause 4.
There was a time, in the nineteenth century, for example, when women spoke mostly about the house, children, birth, and so forth, because it was their domain. That’s changing a little, now.
The images I like best are parts of series that I’ve started, in some cases, with the pregnancies of the mothers of the children in question, and I continue that series right on through the birth of children to the child that resulted from that first pregnancy.
Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.
In correct theology, the Virgin ought not to be represented in bed, for she could not suffer like ordinary women, but her palace at Chartres is not much troubled by theology, and to her, as empress-mother, the pain of child-birth was a pleasure which she wanted her people to share.
Given the loss of a child or the birth of a child or anything like that, I think it’s just I’m more moved by life, the older I get, so it’s easier to connect to the characters that I play.
As a species, we are most animated when our days and nights on Earth are touched by the natural world. We can find immeasurable joy in the birth of a child, a great work of art, or falling in love.
The enemy of human happiness as well as the cause of poverty and starvation is not the birth of children. It is the failure of people to do with the earth what God could teach them to do if only they would ask and then obey, for they are agents unto themselves.
Birth is not only about making babies. Birth is about making mothers.
Birth is violent, whether it be the birth of a child or the birth of an idea.
There is a ‘sanctity’ involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.
Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.
It is not only that we want to bring about an easy labor, without risking injury to the mother or the child; we must go further. We must understand that childbirth is fundamentally a spiritual, as well as a physical, achievement. . . The birth of a child is the ultimate perfection of human love.
God created the first man, whom he called Adam. Then God created a woman, whom he named Eve; and this man and woman were given the power from Jehovah God to reproduce their kind, that is to say, to cause conception and birth of children.
A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.