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Quotations on Birth

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What is this talked-of mystery of birth
But being mounted bareback on the earth?

~ Robert Frost

... without darkness
Nothing comes to birth,
As without light
Nothing flowers.

~ May Sarton

There is [sic] two things in life for which we are never fully prepared, and that is - twins.

~ Josh Billings

About the only thing we have left that actually discriminates in favor of the plain people is the stork.

~ Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard

Our birth is nothing but our death begun, as tapers waste the moment they take fire.

~ Edward Young

To heir is human.

~ Dolores E. McGuire

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.

~ Laurence Housman

The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction. All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing at them when their birth rate fell off.

~ Benito Mussolini

The moment you're born you're done for.

~ Arnold Bennett

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