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Sometimes writing a novel is not unlike having a baby. You'd have to ask a female novelist to compare the pain.
I talked about adopting a baby when I was 20 years old, before it became 'hip.'
I enjoy the old-fashioned idea of, like, 'His Girl Friday' and 'Bringing Up Baby', those old movies.
I feel like some of my baby fat is going away, and that's not just physically, it's psychologically. I think that your body is in tune with your mind and your spirituality and your heart. If things are going better, I just think you look better.
My eldest son George had acute myeloid leukaemia when he was a tiny baby, he is now 20 and doing very well. He is a mini-miracle in many ways.
I want a baby from an Italian - possibly Sicilian - donor.
I'm a working stiff, baby, just like everybody else.
It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see a piece of your flesh and your spirit. It makes you realize you are a part of the human race.
Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.
There's a big difference, as I'm sure you know, it's a slightly manneristic one, between people of the '60s and people of '68. Being a soixante-huitard - it's so nice to have a French word for it - is very different from just having happened to been a baby boomer in the '60s.
The only reason I've shared my story is to take that tiny baby step of breaking down the stigma attached to depression.
Ethiopia didn't just blow my mind; it opened my mind. Anyway, on our last day at this orphanage a man handed me his baby and said, 'Would you take my son with you?' He knew, in Ireland, that his son would live, and that in Ethiopia, his son would die.
Now the thing about having a baby - and I can't be the first person to have noticed this - is that thereafter you have it.
Great artists make the roads; good teachers and good companions can point them out. But there ain't no free rides, baby.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Once I showed up at my sister's with a baby rabbit I had bought from some children because its ears were cold. I put the rabbit on a hot water bottle and massaged its ears for quite a while. After all, I knew that all healthy animals had warm ears.
Juliette Gordon Low
I want a pig. I want a pig on a leash. A baby pig on a leash.
I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child. Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.
When a baby comes you can smell two things: the smell of flesh, which smells like chicken soup, and the smell of lilies, the flower of another garden, the spiritual garden.
When I call myself an affirmative action baby, I'm talking about the essence of what affirmative action was when it started.
There was no way in hell I was going to jeopardize my baby for my show.
The actual organization of behavior goes on the level of the individual nerve cells and their connections, and we have a hundred billion nerve cells, probably a hundred trillion connections. It's just mind-boggling to think of all the different ways in which they're arranged in a baby's head.
Poetry is what we turn to in the most emotional moments of our life - when a beloved friend dies, when a baby is born or when we fall in love.
I do not believe having a baby is punishment.
Having a baby takes so much from you. It's the most glorious thing you'll ever do, but the aftermath is not so glorious!
I've had soccer moms come up and tell me they can relate when I say that I want to throw my baby in the trash.
Louis C. K.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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