Quotes containing word "birth"

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Sell also: bear, birthing, deliver, nativity, parentage

Definitions and meanings of word "birth"

• Noun: the time when something begins (especially life); examples: "they divorced after the birth of the child", "his election signaled the birth of a new age"

• Noun: the event of being born; example: "they celebrated the birth of their first child"

• Noun: the process of giving birth

• Noun: the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents

• Verb: cause to be born; example: "My wife had twins yesterday!"

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Solomon Ortiz
2 quotes about birth
American Politician
Born Thursday 3 June 1937
Jock Sturges
3 quotes about birth
American Photographer
Born 1947
Jean de la Bruyere
3 quotes about birth
French Philosopher
1645 - 1696
Sophocles
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Greek Poet
496 B.C. - 406 B.C.
Eric Liu
3 quotes about birth
American Writer
Born 1968
Joan Rivers
3 quotes about birth
American Writer, Actress, Comedian, Director
Thursday 8 June 1933 - Thursday 4 September 2014
Franz Kafka
2 quotes about birth
Austrian Writer, Novelist, Critic, Author
Tuesday 3 July 1883 - Tuesday 3 June 1924
Friedrich Nietzsche
2 quotes about birth
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Robert Delaunay
2 quotes about birth
French Artist
Sunday 12 April 1885 - Saturday 25 October 1941
Koichi Tanaka
2 quotes about birth
Japanese Scientist
Born Monday 3 August 1959
Erich Fromm
2 quotes about birth
German, Jewish, Psychologist, Philosopher, Critic, Sociologist
Friday 23 March 1900 - Tuesday 18 March 1980
Raul Labrador
one quote about birth
American Politician
Born Friday 8 December 1967

I was fortunate enough to be an American citizen by birth and I have the birth certificate to prove it.

Raul Labrador

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My grandmother gave birth to 13 children and I come from a long line of women who gave birth in their 40s.

Debra Winger

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I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance, research and preventive services aimed at reducing the rate of birth defects.

Solomon Ortiz

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Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth.

Franz Kafka

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Healthy people are those who live in healthy homes on a healthy diet; in an environment equally fit for birth, growth work, healing, and dying... Healthy people need no bureaucratic interference to mate, give birth, share the human condition and die.

Ivan Illich

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Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

Thomas Mann

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A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.

Donald Trump

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Birth is the scariest event of most peoples' lives. You have to feel safe enough in your own mind before you can remember your own birth.

Leonard Orr

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Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

Erich Fromm

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The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.

Sophia Loren

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I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment.

Soren Kierkegaard

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A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.

Stendhal

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The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.

Steven Biko

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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace.

Morihei Ueshiba

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None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.

Thomas Babington

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We are celebrating the feast of the Eternal Birth which God the Father has borne and never ceases to bear in all eternity... But if it takes not place in me, what avails it? Everything lies in this, that it should take place in me.

Meister Eckhart

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The main facts in human life are five: birth, food, sleep, love and death.

E. M. Forster

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Nothing is so galling to a people not broken in from birth as a paternal, or, in other words, a meddling government, a government which tells them what to read, and say, and eat, and drink and wear.

Thomas Babington

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