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baby Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about baby
  1. #1
    “124 was spiteful. Full of a baby’s venom.”
    author
    Toni Morrison
    book
    Beloved
    character
    Sethe
    concepts
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  2. #2
    “But a frantic inspection of the boys’ department revealed no suits to fit the new-born Button. He blamed the store, of course – in such cases it is the thing to blame the store.”
  3. #3
    “I once heard Alan Watts observe that a Chinese child will ask, “How does a baby grow?” But an American child will ask, “How do you make a baby?” From an early age, we absorb our culture’s arrogant conviction that we manufacture everything, reducing the world to mere “raw material” that lacks all value until we impose our designs and labor on it.”
  4. #4
    “Deborah and Zakariyya stared at the screen like they’d gone into a trance, mouths open, cheeks sagging. It was the closest they’d come to seeing their mother alive since they were babies.”
  5. #5
    “The child let out a soft cry and its tiny fists pummeled the air. Its fight for life had begun.”
  6. #6
    “And I like how the guru of the towel dispenser doesn’t laugh at them, or even shake his head sagely on its big brown neck. He just smiles, hiding his tongue. He’s like a baby. Everything he sees hits him and sinks without bubbles. He just sits there. I want to be like that. Able to just sit all quiet and pull life towards me, one forehead at a time.”
  7. #7
    “‘Please!’ Mahmoud cried. He sobbed with the effort of fighting off the man’s fingers and hanging onto the dinghy. ‘Please, take us with you!’
    ‘No! No room!’
    ‘At least take my sister!’ Mahmoud begged. ‘She’s a baby. She won’t take up any room!‘”

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