Birth Quotes

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery. Andy Warhol

Giving birth is like taking your lower lip and forcing it over your head. Carol Burnett

Our birth is nothing but our death begun. Edward Young

To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it. Sophocles

The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety. Sigmund Freud

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. George Santayana

Don’t tell your kids you had an easy birth or they won’t respect you. For years I used to wake up my daughter and say, ‘Melissa you ripped me to shreds. Now go back to sleep.’ Joan Rivers

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one. Gloria Steinem

No one recovers from the disease of being born, a deadly wound if there ever was one. E M Cioran