Quotations About / On: BABY

  • 41.
    The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
    (Norman Mailer (b. 1923), U.S. author. repr. In Conversations with Norman Mailer, ed. J. Michael Lennon (1988). "The Siege of Mailer: Hero to Historian," Village Voice (New York, Jan. 21, 1971).)
  • 42.
    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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  • 43.
    If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your menstrual blood—if it makes you sick, you've a long way to go, baby.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "The Wicked Womb," (1970).)
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  • 44.
    If you think you are emancipated, you might consider the idea of tasting your menstrual blood—if it makes you sick, you've a long way to go, baby.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. The Female Eunuch, "The Wicked Womb," (1970).)
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  • 45.
    Lawsy, we've got to have a doctor! I don't know nuthin' 'bout birthin' babies.
    (Sidney Howard (1891-1939), U.S. screenwriter. Prissy (Butterfly McQueen), Gone With The Wind, admitting to Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh) that she was lying about her experience as a mid-wife (1939).)
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  • 46.
    The very "in" had babies the same time Ethel [Kennedy] did, in the same hospital, with the same obstetrician ...
    (Barbara Howar (b. 1934), U.S. socialite and author. Laughing All the Way, ch. 4 (1973). Howar, a Washington socialite during President John F. Kennedy's administration, was recalling the social influence of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's wife Ethel, who eventually bore eleven children. (Robert was also the President's brother.).)
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  • 47.
    Most of us would do more for our babies than we have ever been willing to do for anyone, even ourselves.
    (Polly Berrien Berends (20th century), U.S. author. Whole Child/Whole Parent, ch. 2 (rev. 1987).)
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  • 48.
    As one child psychologist friend of mine explains it with tongue in cheek, your baby only needs a lot of light at night if he's reading or he's entertaining guests.
    (Lawrence Kutner (20th century), U.S. child psychologist and author. Pregnancy and Your Baby's First Year, ch. 10 (1993).)
  • 49.
    Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds.
    (Sandra Scarr (20th century), developmental psychologist. Mother Care/Other Care, ch. 1 (1984).)
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  • 50.
    We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of nourishment for us as we are for him.
    (Polly Berrien Berends (20th century), U.S. author. Whole Child/Whole Parent, ch. 2 (rev. 1987).)
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