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You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ⏤ Friedrich Nietzsche

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You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.

Sammy Hagar, musician

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are.

Satchel Paige, athlete

When we are born we cry that we are come.. to this great stage of fools.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

We are brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.


Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.

Dean Koontz, author

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.

Groucho Marx, comedian

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Stars are like animals in the wild. We may see the young but never the actual birth, which is a veiled and secret event.

Heinz R. Pagels,

The act of birth is the first experience of anxiety, and thus the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.

George Gurdjieff, philosopher

What is this talked-of mystery of birth but being mounted bareback on the earth?

Robert Frost, poet

To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.

Lionel Blue, clergyman

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.

Jean Paul Richter,

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

Voltaire, writer

Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it's also the only gift that does not keep on giving.

Paulina Porizkova, model

We do not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind.

Thornton Wilder, novelist

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.

Andy Warhol, artist

Born to be wild -- live to outgrow it.

Doug Horton,

Birth and death; we all move between these two unknowns.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

I came to the place of my birth and cried, The friends of my youth, where are they? And echo answered, Where are they?

Arabic Proverbs,

Our birth is nothing but our death begun.

Edward Young, poet

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same.

Audrey Hepburn, actress

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas a place where history comes to life.

Norman Cousins, author

Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience the how and where of his birth, only from tradition, which is often very uncertain.

E. T. A. Hoffmann, critic

When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'

Sam Levenson, author

My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked, piping loud, like a fiend hid in a cloud.

William Blake, poet

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake.

Mitch Hedberg, comedian

He plough'd her, and she cropp'd.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.

Robert Neelly Bellah,

All my favorite stars, my family and my friends are here. I'm having the happiest birthday that an 18-year-old girl could ever have.

Brandy Norwood, musician

Sperm is a bandit in its pure state.

E. M. Cioran,

The only thing better than singing is more singing.

Ella Fitzgerald, musician

What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven.

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.

Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.

John Burroughs, author

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.

May Sarton, poet

I wish the world was run by women. Women who have given birth and know the value of their creation.

Simin Daneshvar, novelist

If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.

Florynce R. Kennedy,

For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.

Steven Wright, comedian

We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.

Sophie Tucker, entertainer

A man is great by deeds, not by birth.

Chanakya, teacher

When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.

Nancy Friday, author

One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control.

Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.

Liv Tyler, actress

Behold, I was shapened in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me. Psalms 51:5


Every person is a God in embryo. Its only desire is to be born.

Deepak Chopra, public speaker

Birth was the death of him.

Samuel Beckett, playwright

Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Living substance conquers the frenzy of destruction only in the ecstasy of procreation.

Walter Benjamin, critic

The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.

David Friedrich Strauss, theologian

It is as painful perhaps to be awakened from a vision as to be born.

James Augustine,

A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.

Norman Cousins, author

I'm sorry you are wiser, I sorry you are taller; I liked you better foolish and I liked you better smaller.

Aline Murray Kilmer,

The question of religion was a matter for each individual's conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.

James Larkin, activist

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.

Johnny Depp, actor

Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time.

Doug Coupland, author

Giving birth was easier than having a tattoo.

Nicole Appleton, musician

Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.

James Bryant Conant, scientist

Death is not a word to fear, any more than birth is.

Oliver Joseph Lodge, physicist

There is something about a poet which leads us to believe that he died, in many cases, as long as 20 years before his birth.

James Thurber, comedian

I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.

T. S. Eliot, poet

And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.

Bodhidharma, leader

Let's trace the birth of an idea. It's born as rampant radicalism, then it becomes progressivism, then liberalism, then it becomes moderated conservative, outmoded, and gone.

Powell Clayton, politician

Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.

Montesquieu, philosopher

I have been vain since birth. I expected other people to like what I did, although my vanity has definitely diminished over the years.

Wallace Shawn, actor

I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.

Barry White,

I am an American, not by accident of birth but by choice. I voted with my feet and became an American because I love this country and think it is exceptional.

Fareed Zakaria, journalist

Instead of joyfully looking forward to my birth, my mother began systematically preparing for her own death. She was fatalistic.

Lorna Luft, actress

Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other.

Eugene Field, poet

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.

Samuel Butler, poet

If a man could give birth it would be to a book - it's an 18-month gestation period.

Kevin O'Leary, businessman

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn, astronaut

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

George Santayana, philosopher

If there's one thing I really want for my birthday, that is for the mining company not to mine my daddy's reserve.

Bindi Irwin, celebrity

The circle of the return to birth can only remain open, but this is a chance, a sign of life, and a wound.

Jacques Derrida, philosopher

It was easy to run around barefoot in oblivion in Costa Rica. But once I gave birth to my child, I didn't want to be oblivious to the obvious.

Carolyn Murphy, model

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

Thomas Mann, writer

The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood.

Germaine Greer, activist

My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, athlete

They credited us with the birth of that sort of heavy metal thing. Well, if that's the case, there should be an immediate abortion.

Ginger Baker, musician

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

It's thrilling. There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It's like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures.

John Phillips, musician

The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.

Samuel Johnson, author

There's a lot of labor involved in the birth of a new town.

Michael Richards, actor

The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays.

Julianna Margulies, actress

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration.

Carol P. Christ, educator

Parents give birth to the body of their children, but not always to their characters.

African Proverbs,

Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids.

Bill Maher, comedian

I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!

Norman Rockwell, artist

Good birth is a fine thing, but the merit is our ancestors.

Plutarch, philosopher

Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.

Dorothy Parker, poet

I'm not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.

Victoria Beckham, musician

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