Born Quotes

Sleep is lovely, death is better still, not to have been born is of course the miracle.

Heinrich Heine

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

Laura Teresa Marquez

The tricks of illusion came to him so easily that it seemed he had been born knowing them and needed only to be reminded

Ursula Le Guin

Men are sad because they have to die so soon, women are sad because they were born so long ago.

Henry Louis Mencken

Born to golf. Forced to work.

Unknown

Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.

Thorstein Veblen

A paranoiac, like a poet, is born, not made.

Luis Bunuel

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.

Joanna Baillie

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.

Unknown

Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list.

Dennis Leary

Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.

Fran Lebowitz

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.

Ronald Reagan

If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine.

Michael Jay Tucker

Pitchers, like poets, are born not made.

Cy Young

Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common

Satchel Paige

We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

Benjamin Disraeli

Pitchers, like poets, are born not made

Cy Young

He who is born with a silver spoon in his mouth is generally considered a fortunate person, but his good fortune is small compared to that of the happy mortal who enters this world with a passion for flowers in his soul.

Celia Thaxter

A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.

Frank A. Clark

Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last

Charles Dickens

There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.

Comer Cotrell

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers - and fathering is a very important stage in their development

David M. Gottesman

Born of necessity, the little fellow (Mickey Mouse) literally freed us of immediate worry. He provided the means for expanding our organization to its present dimensions and for extending the medium cartoon animation towards new entertainment levels. He spelled production liberation for us.

Walt Disney

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