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babies Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about babies
  1. #1
    “She touched the healthy folds of skin around the baby’s neck, wrists, and thighs, the dark lines crying for life made in his forehead, and thought how people start with wrinkles and end with wrinkles, grow into their skin and then live to grow out of it again.”
  2. #2
    “Having a baby is like having a tattoo on your face. You kind of want to be committed.”
  3. #3
    But when all the mothers found out about the Herdmans they withdrew their babies.
  4. #4
    “After the accident Ove bought a Saab 95 so he’d have space for Sonja’s wheelchair. That same year Rune bought a Volvo 245 to have space for a stroller. Three years later Sonja got a more modern wheelchair and Ove bought a hatchback, a Saab 900. Rune bought a Volvo 265 because Anita had started talking about having another child.”
  5. #5
    “A mother held her new baby and very slowly rocked him back and forth, back and forth, back and forth.”
  6. #6
    “The baby grew. He grew and he grew and he grew. He grew until he was two years old, and he ran all around the house. He pulled all the books off the shelves.”
  7. #7
    “I’ll love you forever,
    I’ll like you for always,
    As long as I’m living,
    My baby you’ll be.”
  8. #8
    “When infants aren’t held, they can become sick, even die. It’s universally accepted that children need love, but at what age are people supposed to stop needing it? We never do. We need love in order to live happily, as much as we need oxygen in order to live at all.”