Favorite Quotations ~  Birth 12 Gifts of Birth

"Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one." ~ Frederick Leboyer

Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg. ~ Hans Christian Andersen

At a birth the heavens lean down, or perhaps it is that the racked body is spun fine to be aware of eternal things we women hardly know how lucky we are in this. ~ Katherine Trevelyan

Birth: The first and direst of all disasters. ~ Ambrose Bierce

Birth is not one act; it is a process. The aim of life is to be fully born, though its tragedy is that most of us die before we are thus born. To live is to born every minute. Death occurs when birth stops.~ Erich Fromm

Birth is violent, whether is be the birth of a child, or the birth of an idea. ~ Marianne Williamson

All birth is unwilling. ~ Pearl S. Buck

From beginning to end this is a wet and blood smeared voyage, this begetting and birthing and moving away. ~ Barbara Lazear Ascher

When I was born, I was so surprised I couldn't talk for a year and a half. ~ Gracie Allen

I was born at the age of 12 on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot. ~ Judy Garland

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with a man is what he makes of himself. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

I want to be as though newborn. To be almost primitive. ~ Paul Klee

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