Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get, the more you feel like giving.
- Penelope Leach
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure,
a messenger of peace and love,
a resting place for innocence on earth,
a link between angels and men.
- Martin Fraquhar Tupper
Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs.
Then I tasted baby food.
- Robert Orben
Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful.
- Charles Osgood
Parents have the glorious opportunity of being the most powerful influence, above and beyond any other, on the new lives that bless their homes.
- L. Tom Perry
Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other.
- Ed Howe
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.
- Phyllis Diller
Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.
- Tina Brown
The moment a child is born,
the mother is also born.
She never existed before.
The woman existed, but the mother, never.
A mother is something absolutely new.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
- Elizabeth Stone
A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother.
- Mark Twain
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
Flowers are words which even a baby can understand.
- Arthur C. Coxe
A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer,
bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier,
the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.
- Author Unknown
It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money.
- Elinor Goulding Smith
Every baby needs a lap.
- Henry Robin
Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds.
- Sandra Scarr
It kills you to see them grow up.
But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
- Barbara Kingsolver
Don't forget that compared to a grownup person, every baby is a genius.
- May Sarton