Inspirational Quotes About Babies

newborn baby girl Grandaughter - Amy Lowenna - March 2010

These verse and quotes about babies are all positive, inspirational words of wisdom and love.

I have always thought that babies are an absolute joy and each one is a perfect, unique miracle.

The most precious moment of my life was when my first baby was placed in my arms after the birth. The immense feeling of love that I felt was indescribable, even now, thirty plus years later, I still treasure that moment, I just think about the weight of that little bundle of love in my arms and I am uplifted. I also felt the same with my other children, but I think the first sticks in your mind more, because it's a new experience.

I now have seven grandchildren to adore, each one is yet another miracle and the greatest treasures of life.

Verse and quotes about babies are listed alphabetically on authors surnames.
Quotes about babies from unknown authors are at the bottom of the page.


Babies are thinking and attracting before they are speaking. Even though you are only months old in your physical body, you are a very old and wise Creator, focused in that baby's body.

James Matthew Barrie

James Matthew Barrie 1860 - 1937
When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies. And now when every new baby is born it's first laugh becomes a fairy.

Polly Berrien Berends
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Most of us would do more for our babies than we have ever been willing to do for anyone, even ourselves.

We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of nourishment to us, as we are for him.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry 1966
I am so ready to be a mommy. I can't wait. I notice every little baby dress, every little baby toy, every little baby thing.

Teresa Bloomingdale
If your baby is beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time...  you're the Grandma.

Leo Buscaglia

Leo Buscaglia 1924 - 1998
I love to think that the day you're born, 
you're given the world as a birthday present.

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra 1946
Quotes About Babies
It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.

It is the nature of babies - BLOG

You were created to be completely loved
and completely lovable for your whole life.

Frank A. Clark
A baby is born with a need to be loved... and never outgrows it.

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby 1937
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.

Arthur C. Coxe
Quotes About Babies
Flowers are words which even a baby can understand.

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe 1964
Some people have got advice, some people have got horror stories. I like people that look you in the eye with a glow and say "It's gonna be cool."

Binnie A. Dansby

Binnie A. Dansby
Birth is our source experience in the body, and we were conscious at birth, educable in utero. Birth affects our whole subsequent mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp 1963
It's all kind of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It's like you've met your reason to live.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens 1812 - 1870
It is not a slight thing when those so fresh from God love us.

Celine Dion

Celine Dion 1968
I knew it was going to be the most extraordinary thing in my life, but how powerful it is, you can never know until you have a baby.

Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli 1804 - 1881
We are all born for love, 
it is the principle of existence and its only end.

Wayne Dyer

Wayne Dyer 1940
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Spend some time observing babies. They don't work; they poop in their pants, and they have no goals other than to expand, grow and explore this amazing world. Be like that baby you once were, in terms of being joyful.

Eileen Elias Freeman
When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they're seeing angels.

Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller 1895 - 1983
Everyone is born a genius, 
but the process of living de-geniuses them.

Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh 1853 - 1890
If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on it's cradle.

Trina Graves

Trina Graves  1961
Quotes About Babies
Letter From Newborn

Dear Mummy and Daddy

No matter what happens between us, during my childhood I shall love you unconditionally.

You are my guides, my supports, my lifetime anchors...for whatever becomes of me, depends on our time together.

From you I will learn what love is. I will learn to be confident or shy, giving or selfish, loving or cruel. I will learn what is right and wrong, who I should respect and whether I should respect myself...and love myself.

As I come into this world, into your tender care, I am a vast clean sponge, I will soak up every look, every touch, every thought, every word, every feeling and it will mould me into the person that I will become.

So in the days, weeks, months and years ahead, remember that, every touch, thought, word, feeling and look, I will absorb.

If you treat me with love, caring, respect, tolerance, forgiveness, understanding, even when I do things wrong, then I will grow up into a kind, considerate, confident, loving, responsible person.

But if you treat me with intolerance, uncaring, harshness, words of anger, neglect...
I will be sad...

My Quotes About Babies

Letter From Newborn (above) was written on the birth of my first grandchild Jessica in 1997. Baby Vows (below) was written after the birth of my grandaughter Lucy in 2002. Her parents were different religions, so I wanted to create wording for a Naming Ceremony.

Baby Vows
I promise to always love you.
No matter what you do or say,
my love for you will always be unconditional.

I promise to nurture you.
Providing you with love, comfort and security
to the best of my abilities.

I promise to always protect you.
Your safety and well-being will always be on my mind.

I promise to do my best.
I am only human and I will make mistakes,
but I will always do the best that I can for you.

I promise to always be there for you.
Even later, as the years go by and we grow apart,
know that you can always turn to me.

I promise to teach you right from wrong.
By my actions, you will learn.

I promise to guide you.
Throughout your life, I will act as your guide,
either, you will want to do the things that I do or say,
or, you will not want to do them, because I do.

I promise to be your anchor.
When life gets you down, I will be there to hold you and support you.

I promise to let you become independent.
As the years pass, I will ease you out into the world.

I promise not to use you as a pawn.
If my relationship with your other parent changes,
I will always do what is best for you
and not bring my feelings into your relationship with them.

I promise to seek help when I need it.
We all need support sometimes, to cope with life's problems.

I promise to let you find your own path to God.
I will show you my way
but you will be guided to your own path.

I promise to teach you tolerance.
We are all individuals and cannot always agree,
but I will teach you, by my example, to be tolerant.

I promise to teach you the things of real value.
Love, peace, joy
There are so many simple things in life to enjoy.

I promise to teach you to cherish our planet.
By example, you will learn to care for our environment.

I was delighted to see that my Letter From Newborn was used by  photographer Drew McWilliams (in Northern Ireland) on his site, especially as in his blog he combines two of the things I love - quotes and family photographs - to such a wonderful effect, he captures so much emotion in his pictures.

Spalding Gray

Spalding Gray 1941 - 2004
I understood once I held a baby in my arms, 
why some people have the need to keep having them.

Ellen Greene

Ellen Greene 1951
Suddenly she was here. And I was no longer pregnant. 
I was a mother. I never believed in miracles before.

Taylor Hartman
I believe that each personality is complete at conception and comes in the soul of every child.

Maureen Hawkins
Before you were conceived ~ I wanted you.
Before you were born ~ I loved you.
Before you were here an hour ~ I would give my life for you.
This is the miracle of life.

Don Herrold
Babies are such a nice way to start people.

Marni Jackson
I could still remember how having a two day old baby makes you feel faintly sorry for everyone else, stuck in their wan unmiraculous lives.

Virginia Kelley
There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place.

Marge Kennedy
Quotes About Babies
Each of us enters the world because hope for the future preceded us.

Rose Kennedy

Rose Kennedy 1890 - 1995
Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year, but for all eternity. A very challenging and exciting thought for a mother.

Eda LeShan 1922 - 2002
A new baby is like the beginning of all things... 
hope, a dream of possibilities.

Judith Levy
When a child is born... so are grandmothers.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh 1906 - 2001
In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other.

William Martin
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You do not have to make your children into wonderful people. You only have to remind them that they are wonderful people. If you do this consistently from the day they are born, they will believe it easily.

Native American
Quotes About Babies
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.  
Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson 1952
It's extraordinary to look into a baby's face and see a piece of your flesh and your spirit. It makes you realise, you are a part of the human race.

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt 1963
Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of life's most satisfying moments.

John Powell
Quotes About Babies
God sends each person into this world with a special message to deliver, with a special song to sing, with a special act of love to bestow.

Henry Robin
Every baby needs a lap.

Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi 1207 - 1273
Quotes About Babies
You were born with potential.
You were born with goodness and trust.
You were born with ideals and dreams.
You were born with greatness.
You were born with wings.
You are not meant for crawling, so don't.
You have wings...Learn to use them and fly.

Carl Sandburg

Carl Sandburg 1878 - 1967
Quotes About Babies
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.

Never will a time come when the most marvelous recent invention is as marvelous as a newborn child.

Barbara Christine Seifert
A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.

Elizabeth Stone
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau 1817 - 1862
Every child, begins the world again.

Martin Farquhar Tupper

Martin Farquhar Tupper 1810 - 1889
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.

Kate Douglas Wiggin

Kate Douglas Wiggin 1856 - 1923
Every child born into the world is a new thought of God,
an ever fresh and radiant possibility.

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
All animals are born with innocence, curiosity and love.

William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth 1770 - 1850
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting...
Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness.
But trailing clouds of glory do we come.

Love, Light, Blessings

Unknown Author
Quotes About Babies

A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten and the future worth living for.

A little bit of heaven drifted down from above,
A handful of happiness, a heartful of love.
The mystery of life, so sacred and sweet,
The giver of joy, so deep and complete.
Precious and priceless, so loveable too
The world's sweetest miracle... baby, is you.

A little child enters your life
and fills a special place in your heart.
A place you never knew was empty.

A little child - Blog

Along life's journey those souls entrusted to your care
will become your greatest teachers.

A sweet new blossom of humanity.

Babies are bits of stardust, blown from God.

Babies are a link between angels and man.

Babies are a link - BLOG

Babies touch the world with love.

Everyone is at a different stage of consciousness. There is a certain stage you reach where you intent is to only speak your truth, not convince others of it. You begin to realize that everyone has their own path. In other words, you cannot convince a baby they should be walking when they are at the stage of crawling. To convince them of that truth, is irrelevant.

I Am Not Alone
Running errands
and talking on the phone,
I am pleasantly reminded
that I am not alone.

Little tiny hands
a precious rounded knee
Pushing and twisting
that no one can see.

Oh sweet child
kicking up your heels,
It is our little secret
that only I can feel.

I look forward to your birth,
When I can kiss your skin,
But for now I will just smile.
As I feel you play within.

Love is what we are born with...
fear is what we learn.

Our family is a circle of strength of love,
with every birth and every union, the circle grows.

Ten tiny little fingers that always want to play,
that never stop exploring the wonder of today.
Ten tiny little fingers that from the very start,
will reach out for tomorrow, yet always hold your heart.

When they placed you in my arms, you slipped into my heart.

Love, Light, Blessings

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