Baby Sayings and Quotes

Babies aren’t just cute. They’re little beacons of hope for the future. Celebrate the joy children bring to the lives of loved ones with the insightful and humorous baby quotes below.


An infant's smile was the greatest promise that the world would go on, no matter how much the grown-ups mucked around with it.     

Janice Maynard

As we carry our baby inside us, we know almost nothing about it that distinguishes it from anyone else's baby — except that we love it unlike any other baby.     

Roni Jay

A baby is something you carry inside you for nine months, in your arms for three years and in your heart till the day you die.     

Mary Mason

I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food.     

Robert Orben

Babies are such a nice way to start people.     

Don Herold

Every child begins the world again.     

Henry David Thoreau

The jewel of the sky is the sun, the jewel of the house is the child.     

Chinese Saying

Carrying a baby is the most rewarding experience a woman can enjoy.     

Jayne Mansfield

Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.     

Taylor Hanson

Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.     

Charles Dickens

Just like a plant needs light and space to grow, a child needs love and freedom to unfold.     

Sigrid Leo

Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds.     

Sandra Scarr

Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life.     

Nuno Bettencourt

Life doesn't get more real than having a newborn at home.     

Eric Church

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own.     

Margaret Mead

Having a baby is part of a woman's life, and it is surely a great waste to be afraid of life.     

Joan Lowery Nixon

Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.     

Matthew Broderick

With every newborn baby a little sun rises.     

Irmgard Erath

We can't form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love them as God gives them to us.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe