Quotations About / On: BABY

  • 11.
    A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.
    (Barbara Christine Seifert. quoted in What Is a Baby?, By Richard and Helen Exley.)
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  • 12.
    There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
    (Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British statesman, writer. Radio broadcast, March 21, 1943. Vol. 7, Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 1897-1963, ed. Robert Rhodes James (1974).)
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  • 13.
    I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.
    (Victoria (1819-1901), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. Letter, May 8, 1872, to her daughter, the Crown Princess of Prussia. Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals, ed. Christopher Hibbert (1984).)
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  • 14.
    Hasta la vista, baby.
    (James Cameron, writer, and James Cameron. The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger), in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (film) (1991).)
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  • 15.
    A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops.
    (Maurice Johnstone (20th century), U.S. father. quoted in What Is a Baby?, By Richard and Helen Exley.)
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  • 16.
    But in philosophy, sometimes the baby ought to go out with the bath water.
    (A.P. Martinich (b. 1946), U.S. philosopher. Certainty and Surface in Epistemology and Philosophical Method, p. 181, Edwin Mellen Press (1991).)
  • 17.
    Machismo makes no provision for preparing lunch, doing the laundry, or minding the baby.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 18.
    Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby.
    (Walter Benjamin (1892-1940), German critic, philosopher. repr. In One-Way Street and Other Writings (1978). "Post No Bills: The Critic's Technique in Thirteen Theses," One-Way Street (1928).)
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  • 19.
    These wretched babies don't come until they are ready.
    (Elizabeth II (b. 1926), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Quoted in Today (London, August 4, 1988). Said of the expected birth of her fifth grandchild and the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. A girl, Beatrice, was born five days later.)
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  • 20.
    ... abortion opponents love little babies as long as they are in somebody else's uterus.
    (Joycelyn Elders (b. 1933), U.S. pediatrician and medical educator; first woman, and second African American, Surgeon General. As quoted in the New York Times, p. A14 (December 31, 1993). Elders said this c. 1990.)
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