Baby Sayings

Inspiring and Humorous Quotations for New Parents

Newborn Infant in Mother's Arms, at Hospital
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Babies are born cute—some say—because that is God's way of protecting them from harm. Their angelic faces can steal the heart of everyone they meet. Whether you are expecting a child soon or are already the parent of a newborn, here are some beautiful baby sayings and a few truisms that should certainly make you smile and nod your head in agreement.

Don Herold

"Babies are such a nice way to start people."

Brad Pitt

"Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of the life's satisfying moments."

Robert Munsch

"I'll love you forever; I'll like you for always. As long as I'm living, my baby, you'll be."

Hermann Hesse

"Words can not express the joy of a new life."

Vincent Van Gogh

"I think I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning or coos or laughs."

Olivia Wilde

"The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority."

Deepak Chopra

"It is the nature of babies to be in bliss."

Jeff Foxworthy

"Watching a baby being born is a little like watching a wet St. Bernard coming in through the cat door."

Charles Osgood

"Babies are always more trouble than you thought—and more wonderful."

Winston Churchill

"There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies."

Mark Twain

"A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother."

James Matthew Barrie

"When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born, its first laugh becomes a fairy.

So there ought to be one fairy for every boy or girl."

Brian Pulsifer

"The joy that a newborn brings cannot be equaled."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We can't form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love them as God gives them to us."

Eda J. Le Shan

"A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."

Ed Howe

"Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other."

Penelope Leach

"Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get, and the more you get the more you feel like giving."

Benjamin Spock

"What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all."

Nuno Bettencourt

"Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in life, as well as the hardest thing in your life."

Rajneesh

"The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new."