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Quotations About / On: BABY

  • 11.
    The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby.
    (Natalie Wood (20th century), U.S. actress. Quoted in The Joys of Having a Child, by Bill and Gloria Adler (1993). F...)
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  • 12.
    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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  • 13.
    A couple's relationship often moves to the back burner as they focus on the new baby and temporarily prefer sleep over sex.
    (Susan Lapinski (20th century), U.S. writer. "Parenting Passages," Child (June-July 1992).)
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  • 14.
    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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  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies.
    (Benjamin Spock (b. 1903), U.S. pediatrician, author. Times (London, May 2, 1988).)
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  • 17.
    I will cut the head off my baby and swallow it if it will make Bush lose.
    (Zainab Ismael, Iraqi housewife. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 31 (November 16, 1992). On the day of the United States' 1992 Presidential election; the incumbent President George Bush lost to Democratic challenger Bill Clinton.)
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  • 18.
    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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  • 19.
    Babies and the old are permitted self-absorption. In between, it provokes resentment.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 20.
    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).)
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