Quotes by birth

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  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
  • Samuel Beckett
    Samuel Beckett
    Irish dramatist and novelist 1906-1989
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    Birth was the death of him.
  • Dick Gregory
    Dick Gregory
    African-American comedian, civil rights activist, social critic, writer and entrepreneur 1932-2017
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    Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with human rights, which are the dignity, stature, humanity, respect, and freedom belonging to all people by right of their birth.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
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    Each year on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, America has the opportunity to reflect on our nation's progress towards the realization of his dream.
  • Ashleigh Brilliant
    Ashleigh Brilliant
    American author and cartoonist 1933-
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    I’ve learned to accept birth and death . . . but sometimes I still worry about what lies between.
  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-1980
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    Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
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    A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Although we may not know it, we have, in our day, witnessed the birth of the Therapeutic State. This is perhaps the major implication of psychiatry as an institution of social control.
    Source: Toward the Therapeutic State
  • Bodhidharma
    Bodhidharma
    semi-legendary Buddhist monk
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    And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
    Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
  • Algernon H. Blackwood
    Algernon H. Blackwood
    English broadcasting narrator, journalist and writer 1869-1951
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    And if thought and emotion can persist in this way so long after the brain that sent them forth has crumpled into dust, how vitally important it must be to control their very birth in the heart, and guard them with the keenest possible restraint.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Birth and death are so closely related that one could not destroy either without destroying the other at the same time. It is extinction that makes creation possible.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Birth, copulation and death. That's all the facts when you come to the brass tacks.
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