In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
You were born an original. Don't die a copy.
We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.
The struggle for the aim of the liberation of women is the child of fire born on the lap of our liberation movement.
Pitchers, like poets, are born not made
Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common
Pitchers, like poets, are born not made.
However boldly their warm blood was spilt, Their life was shame, their epitaph was guilt; And this they knew and felt, at least the one, The leader of the hand he had undone,-- Who, born for better things, had madly set His life upon a cast, which linger'd yet.
Some men are born to feast, and not to fight; Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field, Still on their dinner turn-- Let such pot-boiling varlets
stay at home, And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword.
A paranoiac, like a poet, is born, not made.
Born to golf. Forced to work.
The tricks of illusion came to him so easily that it seemed he had been born knowing them and needed only to be reminded
My life is -- as if each person I know was born with a beautiful book with golden edges on each page -- and each of us can read the language of our own book -- containing our own unique values, ideas, insights and direction, yet we cannot read the language of anyone else's book, and they cannot read our book. And, then, you and I started talking and I discovered that while the words in your book are different from mine, the language of your book is exactly the same as mine -- and words flow and flow between us without effort. Then, I looked closer in my book and I saw beautiful, happy pictures of you and your family...and I smiled
A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy, the smile that accepts a lover before words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first born babe, and assures it of a mother's love
Before you were conceived I wanted you. Before you were born I loved you. Before you were here an hour I would die for you. This is the miracle of Mother's Love
Envy! eldest-born of hell!
To describe the agony of a marathon to someone who's never run it is like trying to explain color to someone who was born blind.
When a child is born, so are grandmothers.
A born writer is born scrofulous; his career is an accident dictated by physical or circumstantial disabilities.
Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
In the realist, faith is not born from miracles, but miracles from faith.
Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
I’d be a butterfly born in a bower,Where roses and lilies and violets meet.