Birth Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Ambrose Bierce” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth: The first and direst of all disasters.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ananda Lowe” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth matters. It brings us into being, on many levels.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ani DiFranco” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is the epicenter of women’s power.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anita Diamant” float=”none” width=”100%”]birth is the pinnacle where women discover the courage to become mothers[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Barbara Katz Rothman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is not only about making babies. It’s about making mothers~ strong, competent, capable mothers who trust themselves and believe in their inner strength.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bible” float=”none” width=”100%”]And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Camille Paglia” float=”none” width=”100%”]The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Largen” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is an experience that demonstrates that life is not merely function and utility, but form and beauty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Doug Spettigue” float=”none” width=”100%”]Husbands don’t really count … in the miracle of birth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erich Fromm” float=”none” width=”100%”]Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Erma Bombeck” float=”none” width=”100%”]Giving birth is little more than a set of muscular contractions granting passage of a child. Then the mother is born.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis Bacon” float=”none” width=”100%”]As the births of living creatures at first are ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis Bacon” float=”none” width=”100%”]As the births of living creatures at first are ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frederick Leboyer” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”G. I. Gurdjieff” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gayle Peterson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is the doorway for integration of body and mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gloria Lemay” float=”none” width=”100%”]Attending births is like growing roses. You have to marvel at the ones that just open up and bloom at the first kiss of the sun but you wouldn’t dream of pulling open the petals of the tightly closed buds and forcing them to blossom to your time line.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gloria Steinem” float=”none” width=”100%”]Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”HARRIETTE HARTIGAN” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is as safe as life gets.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jane Weideman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Giving birth should be your greatest achievement not your greatest fear.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeanette Winterson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is a shipwreck, the mewling infant shored on unknown land.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean-Jacques Rousseau” float=”none” width=”100%”]We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jeannine Parvati Baker” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is not an emergency. It is simply an emergence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Casablancas” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is a beautiful thing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lailah Gifty Akita” float=”none” width=”100%”]The birth of a child is a joy to the parent and the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lailah Gifty Akita” float=”none” width=”100%”]The birth of a child is divine miracle.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lailah Gifty Akita” float=”none” width=”100%”]The day of birth is a sacred day.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Laura Stavoe Harm” float=”none” width=”100%”]We have a secret in our culture, it’s not that birth is painful, it’s that women are strong.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Madline Tiger” float=”none” width=”100%”]The instant of birth is exquisite. Pain and joy are one at this moment. Ever after, the dim recollection is so sweet that we speak to our children with a gratitude they never understand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcie Macari” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is a rite of passage of women. Their journey should be honored, their rights should be fiercely protected, and their stories should be shared.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcie Macari” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is an opportunity to transcend. To rise above what we are accustomed to, reach deeper inside ourselves than we are familiar with, and to see not only what we are truly made of, but the strength we can access in and through birth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marie O’Connor” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is a mystery. Words are not enough.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Sloan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is about radical, creative, life-affirming change. It is about adaptation on a nearly unbelievable scale.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mark Twain” float=”none” width=”100%”]The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michel de Montaigne” float=”none” width=”100%”]The birth of all things is weak and tender; and therefore we should have our eyes intent on beginnings.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn” float=”none” width=”100%”]In giving birth to our babies, we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Philip Sidney” float=”none” width=”100%”]What is birth to a man if it shall be a stain to his dead ancestors to have left such an offspring?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plutarch” float=”none” width=”100%”]Good birth is a fine thing, but the merit is our ancestors.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Frost” float=”none” width=”100%”]What is this talked-of mystery of birth But being mounted bareback on the earth?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Lim” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birthing is the most profound initiation to spirituality a woman can have.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sameerah Shareef” float=”none” width=”100%”]We know that birth takes a woman from one place in her life to another. The birth of a child certainly does change her viewpoint of herself and I believe her viewpoint of the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sharon Muza” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth is a three legged stool, a healthy mom, a healthy baby and a healthy birth. Without ANY one leg, it is equally unstable![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sheila Kitzinger” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth isn’t something we suffer, but something we actively do and exult in.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Suzanne Arms” float=”none” width=”100%”]The Knowledge of how to give birth without outside interventions lies deep within each woman.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tertullian” float=”none” width=”100%”]Prevention of birth is a precipitation of murder.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”The Pink Kit” float=”none” width=”100%”]Birth may bring you face-to-face with your insecurities, doubts, inadequacies and fears, as well as your joy, determination, willingness and courage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wayne Chirisa” float=”none” width=”100%”]To celebrate the birth of new life, is to appreciate the miraculous work of the Creator.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William MacNeile Dixon” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Sears” float=”none” width=”100%”]How you approach birth is intimately connected with how you approach life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Wordsworth” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.[/wpsm_quote]