Have a Grand Celebration With These Baby Shower Sayings

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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 Lindbergh
    In 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 Howe
    Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
  • George MacDonald, At the Back of the North Wind
    Where did you come from, baby dear?
    Out of the everywhere and into here.
  • Mark Twain
    A baby's an inestimable blessing and bother.
  • Barbara Christine Seifert
    A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.
  • Charles Osgood
    Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful.
  • Andy Warhol
    Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.
  • Henny Youngman
    What is a home without children? Quiet.
  • Edwin H. Chapin
    No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother's love.
  • Theresa Bloomingdale
    If 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 Kearney
    Babies make your heart bigger!
  • Matthew Broderick
    Having 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 Herold
    Babies are such a nice way to start people.
  • Eda J. Le Shan
    Babies 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 Fishlock
    Babies here seem to be almost as rare as panda cubs.
  • Jarod Kintz
    I love how babies look like old people. I saw a baby the other day that looked exactly like my grandpa, only taller.
  • Cass Elliot
    Having the baby changed my life a lot. I don't want to go on the road.
  • Bill Cosby
    Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.
  • Sigmund Freud
    No 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 Lamott
    Feeding 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. Clark
    A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.
  • Ronald Knox
    A baby is a loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
  • Robert Paul
    Did you ever notice that a new baby always seem to bear a striking resemblance to the relative who has the most money?
  • Jill Woodhull
    Don't ever tell the mother of a newborn that her baby's smile is just gas.
  • Mark Twain
    A soiled baby with a neglected nose cannot be conscientiously regarded as a thing of beauty.
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