Humanities › Literature Have a Grand Celebration With These Baby Shower Sayings Share Flipboard Email Print Hero Images / Getty Images Literature Quotations Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Quotations For Holidays Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated July 23, 2019 People are often unsure as to how they should wish the parents of the new baby on the occasion of a baby shower. Greetings like 'Congratulations' don't seem impressive enough, while statements like, 'So you are going to have a baby!' seem downright foolish! Baby showers are great occasions to make use of thought-provoking and memorable quotes. Greet the parents-to-be with well-meaning baby shower quotes. Memorable Quotes Anne Morrow LindberghIn the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other.Ed HoweFamilies with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.George MacDonald, At the Back of the North WindWhere did you come from, baby dear?Out of the everywhere and into here.Mark TwainA baby's an inestimable blessing and bother.Barbara Christine SeifertA baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.Charles OsgoodBabies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful.Andy WarholSince people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.Henny YoungmanWhat is a home without children? Quiet.Edwin H. ChapinNo language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.Theresa BloomingdaleIf your baby is "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma.Brienne KearneyBabies make your heart bigger!Matthew BroderickHaving a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.Don HeroldBabies are such a nice way to start people.Eda J. Le ShanBabies are necessary to grown-ups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. In a world that is cutting down its trees to build highways, losing its earth to concrete... babies are almost the only remaining link with nature, with the natural world of living things from which we spring.Trevor FishlockBabies here seem to be almost as rare as panda cubs.Jarod KintzI love how babies look like old people. I saw a baby the other day that looked exactly like my grandpa, only taller.Cass ElliotHaving the baby changed my life a lot. I don't want to go on the road.Bill CosbyHaving a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.Sigmund FreudNo one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can escape the reflection that this picture persists as a prototype of the expression of sexual satisfaction in later life.Anne LamottFeeding a baby is like filling a hole with putty—you get it in and then you sort of shave off all the excess around the hole and get it back in, like you're spackling.Frank A. ClarkA baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.Ronald KnoxA baby is a loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.Robert PaulDid you ever notice that a new baby always seem to bear a striking resemblance to the relative who has the most money?Jill WoodhullDon't ever tell the mother of a newborn that her baby's smile is just gas.Mark TwainA soiled baby with a neglected nose cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.