Newborn Quotes

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William Shakespeare
“When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.”
William Shakespeare, King Lear

Toba Beta
“There are words in the soul of a newborn baby, wanting and waiting to be written.”
Toba Beta [Betelgeuse Incident], Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

“Grief was like a newborn, and the first three months were hard as hell, but by six months you'd recognized defeat, shifted your life around, and made room for it.”
Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting

Cassandra Clare
“[Magnus] held on to the boy, newborn in grave dirt and blood, and he wished that he had found him dead.”
Cassandra Clare, Saving Raphael Santiago

Toba Beta
“In soul of every newborn baby,
words are waiting to be written.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

L.R. Knost
“Taking care of myself doesn't mean 'me first.' It means 'me, too.”
L.R. Knost

Tessa Dare
“What happened?"
"This happened." He shifted his arms to reveal a bundle of tiny, knobby joints and fluffy patches of black and white.
A newborn goat.
"Oh, my goodness." She knelt behind him, peering over his shoulder. "Surely not Marigold?"
"I told you so," he said irritably.
As if she'd be intimidated by gruff words from a man cradling a newborn goat in his arms. She'd always known he had a capacity for gentleness.
I told you so, too.
She reached to stroke the little goat's fur.
Gabriel's shoulder muscle flinched in annoyance. "My shirt was ruined, I'll have you know. Completely unsalvageable. And then this runtish little thing wouldn't stop shivering."
"Would it help if I told you that I've never found you so wildly attractive as I do in this moment?"
Tessa Dare, The Wallflower Wager

“For the newborn and wise, everything begins small.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Munia Khan
“I feel more human when I compare the cuteness of a lizard to a newborn child's sweetness. Both are God's creations filled with precious innocence”
Munia Khan

Munia Khan
“Old soul cries through the tears of a newborn”
Munia Khan

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Death devours not only those who have been cooked by old age; it also feasts on those who are half-cooked and even those who are raw.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“To some believers, being on the pill or using a condom is a nonverbal way of telling God to go to hell.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

L.R. Knost
“Night waking isn't the sign of a bad baby. It's the sign of a normal baby. Nighttime needs are as valid as daytime needs and nighttime parenting as necessary as daytime parenting. Crying is communication, not manipulation. Respond to your baby's cries, even if all they need is to know you're there. You're not being manipulated. You're being a parent.”
L.R. Knost

L.R. Knost
“When we encourage new parents to 'treasure these moments because they don't last forever' we need to remember to also reassure them that they will survive these moments because they don't last forever.
Parenting is hard, and the struggles can sometimes feel like they overshadow the joys. Knowing that struggling is normal and will pass helps us get through the hard times so we can truly treasure the good ones.”
L.R. Knost

Curtis Tyrone Jones
“Nothing compares to becoming aware of the massive face of the universe hidden in a newborn’s stare.”
Curtis Tyrone Jones, Mirrors Of The Sun: Finding Reflections Of Light In The Shittiness Of Life

Mitta Xinindlu
“Hold your newborn as much as you want to. Show affection to your newborn. Reassure your newborn. Do not listen to those who tell you not to. ”
Mitta Xinindlu

Corinne Beenfield
“In each life, there come moments that feel as though they are a seashell from centuries ago caught and preserved in stone. All that is beautiful is there in full detail. And we are allowed to marvel as though time isn’t slipping away from us, as though it will always be here, in our hands.
That’s how Helen felt as she cradled the newborn in her arms and looked down at his tiny sleeping face.”
Corinne Beenfield, The Ocean's Daughter

Corinne Beenfield
“She lifted her hand and placed it on his chest, the exquisite little heartbeat radiating through her touch. Helen smiled, realizing she had found in this soft bundle something strong—unconquerable, even.

Something greater than any obstacle they might face as they made their way through the dark night. It was his soul, the unspoken words inside him that he wasn’t quite ready to tell her, but oh, they were there.”
Corinne Beenfield, The Ocean's Daughter

Ehsan Sehgal
“Every newborn child brings with it; new thoughts and new life paths.”
Ehsan Sehgal

“If you start afresh with a fully blank brain, like a newborn, you’ll have a lot to catch up on. Sometimes, it won’t be cute. Sitting weirdly, spreading your legs—unaware of your briefs showing, or asking your new parents why their lips are glued together, isn’t cute.”
Misba, The High Auction

Michael  Grant
“How has he moved so quickly from childlike naïvité to existential panic?”
Michael Grant

Jozef Simkovic
“The unlimited Love, power, and pure spirituality are also parts of every spiritual being in the moment of their Ultimate Creation. That is the moment when you separate from the Ultimate Creator into your spiritual quest as a newborn spiritual being, by Gardener.”
Jozef Simkovic, How to Kiss the Universe: An Inspirational Spiritual and Metaphysical Narrative about Human Origin, Essence and Destiny

Jeffrey Eugenides
“…as she peered distrustfully over the rail of my crib, she saw my face—and blood intervened. Desdemona’s worried expression hovered above my (similarly) perplexed one. Her mournful eyes gazed down at my (equally) large black orbs. Everything about us was the same. And so she picked me up and I did what grandchildren are supposed to do: I erased the years between us. I gave Desdemona back her original skin.”
Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

Nina Varela
“You are newbuilt,” said Lady Dear, as if just now realizing it. “Newborn. You’re a child.”

Ayla bristled. “I am not. I’m sixteen. Crying doesn’t make me a child.”
Nina Varela, Iron Heart

Corinne Beenfield
“And sometimes, if she was brave enough, she would turn to the memories of little James. Not the end, but the days before. When she would slide her pinky into his open palm and his tiny fingers would close tight around it. He would peer around the room with his brand-new eyes, and Helen thought that perhaps after the womb, this dark, tight space probably seemed about right. He was wonderfully oblivious to the danger they were in. She became his protector, and for those days, that was all she was. It changed everything. It changed her. And somehow, he in turn protected Helen. He was the sun that couldn’t reach them—he broke away the darkness. As she thought of him, of those red curls and blue eyes, Helen found herself feeling the warmth from him, even though he was gone.”
Corinne Beenfield, The Ocean's Daughter

Holly Ringland
“On either side of the laneway, rain-soaked bushes burst into a flurry of white flowers. Alice's first breaths were filled with lightning and the scent of storm lilies in bloom.
You were the true love I needed to wake me from a curse, Bun, her mother would say to finish the story. You're my fairytale.
Holly Ringland, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Dawn Kasperski
“Living life on purpose, one page at a time.”
Dawn Kasperski, A New Baby, How Can This Be?

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