Favorite Quotations ~  Birth, 2 Birthing from Within

"Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility." ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin


Of the millions, I too, was potentially everything at birth. I, too, was stunted, narrowed, warped, by my environment, my outcroppings of heredity. I, too, will find a set of beliefs, of standards to live by, yet the very satisfaction of finding them will marred by the fact that I have reached the ultimate in shallow, two-dimensional living a set of values. ~ Sylvia Plath

To be born is to start the journey towards death. ~ Madeleine L'Engle

In the first minute that my soul is infused, the Image of God is imprinted in my soul; so forward is God in my behalf, and so early does he visit me. ~ John Donne

Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said "Men," but I said "Babies." Men are often bad, but babies never are. ~ Louisa May Alcott

I was Caesarian born. You can' really tell, although whenever I leave a house, I go out through a window. ~ Steven Wright

Being touched and caressed, being massaged, is food for the infant; food as necessary as minerals, vitamins, and proteins. Deprived of this food, the name of which is love, babies would rather die. And often they do. ~ Frederick Leboyer

I had a second birth when my soul and my body loved one another and were married. ~ Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam

We are born into the world of nature; our second birth is into the world of spirit. ~ Bhagavad Gita

There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents... and only one for birthday presents, you know. ~ Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

1 | 2