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baby Quotes

13 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
    babyvenommurder
  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.”
  1. #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!‘”
  2. #8
    ″‘Excuse me. I am a sacred vessel, alright? All you’ve got in your stomach is Taco Bell.‘”
  3. #9
    “Your baby is smarter than you think.”
  4. #10
    ″... the one thing you do not wonder is if she is yours.”
  5. #11
    “And then one day, after the longest (and somehow, shortest) nine months of your life you get to take part in a miracle. It’s a blur of pain (which you promptly forget) and joy (which you remember forever). And then, suddenly, you’re cradling a tiny bundle in your arms.”
  6. #12
    “I. Felt. Ashamed. Ashamed, and embarrassed and stupid, because I had brought home the wrong child and I didn’t even know it.”
  7. #13
    “Where were my instincts? Isn’t the female of the species hardwired to recognize her own offspring?”

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