43 Nativity Quotes On Success In Life

These nativity quotes will inspire you. Nativity is the process or circumstances of being born or the occasion of a person’s birth.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging nativity quotes, nativity sayings, and nativity proverbs.

Best Nativity Quotes

  1. “Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine; Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign.” ~ Christina Rossetti
  2. “Good luck lies in odd numbers.” ~ William Shakespeare
  3. “Our country is the world-our countrymen are all mankind.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  4. “No one ever regarded the first of January with indifference.” ~ Charles Lamb

  5. “But most men regard their life as a poem that women threaten. They may not have two spondees to rub together but they still want to pen their saga untrammeled by life-threatening activities like trailing round Sainsbury’s, emptying the dishwasher or going to the nativity play.” ~ Alan Bennett
  6. “In school nativity plays I was always the bloody little donkey, I was never Mary.” ~ Geri Halliwell
  7. “The day of the Nativity of the Mother of God is a day of universal joy because, through the Mother of God, the entire human race was renewed, and the sorrow of the first mother, Eve, was transformed into joy.” ~ John of Damascus
  8. “The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn’t for any religious reasons. They couldn’t find three wise men and a virgin.” ~ Jay Leno

  9. “In Celtic Ireland, the name Leo was Lugh, another solar hero and mystic. In Wales he was Llew, to the Romans Lugus, to the Sumerians Lughal. Its not the same dude on walkabout, it’s the Astrological sign of Leo. In the Christian iconography we have one of the Evangelists represented by a Lion. In the Nativity scenes we see 4 animals around the cradle of the Son/Sun king. One of these is also a Lion. Christians probably believe that there was one in the area and just happened to wander into the inn to take a peek at sleeping Jesus. Good thing it wasn’t very hungry.” ~ Michael Tsarion
  10. “I auditioned for the role of an angel in the Nativity play at school. I didn’t get it. I auditioned for Mary; didn’t get it. So I made up the character of the sheep who sat next to Baby Jesus.” ~ Nicole Kidman
  11. “The nativity mystery “conceived from the Holy Spirit and born from the Virgin Mary”, means, that God became human, truly human out of his own grace. The miracle of the existence of Jesus, his “climbing down of God” is: Holy Spirit and Virgin Mary! Here is a human being, the Virgin Mary, and as he comes from God, Jesus comes also from this human being. Born of the Virgin Mary means a human origin for God. Jesus Christ is not only truly God, he is human-like every one of us. He is human without limitation. He is not only similar to us, he is like us.” ~ Karl Barth
  12. “You stars that reigned at my nativity, whose influence hath allotted death and hell.” ~ Christopher Marlowe

  13. “The night of December 25, to which date the Nativity of Christ was ultimately assigned, was exactly that of the birth of the Persian savior Mithra, who, as an incarnation of eternal light, was born the night of the winter solstice (then dated December 25) at midnight, the instant of the turn of the year from increasing darkness to light.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  14. “True Democracy makes no inquiry about the color of the skin or the place of nativity. Wherever it sees a man, it recognizes a being endowed by his Creator with original inalienable rights” ~ Salmon P. Chase
  15. “I was in a Nativity play as a kid. Back then, I played the donkey.” ~ Tatiana Maslany
  16. “Describing yourself by your earthly nativity is carnality. Being born again, your nativity is of divinity.” ~ Chris Oyakhilome

  17. “Really, at a time when they’re debating when and where a nativity scene can be used, this is the kind of stuff we need to have out there – outside of the church.” ~ John Tesh
  18. “Nativity is the enemy of prophecy.” ~ Giannina Braschi
  19. “When I became thoroughly acquainted with the Greek and Roman authors, I thought it incumbent upon me to do something towards the honor of the place of my nativity, and to vindicate the rhetoric of this ancient forum of our Metropolis from the aspersions of the illiterate by composing A Treatise of the Altercation of the Ancients; wherein I have demonstrated that the purity, sincerity, and simplicity of their diction is nowhere so well preserved as amongst my neighborhood.” ~ John Arbuthnot
  20. “No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference. It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam.” ~ Charles Lamb

  21. “The Christmas season is also that time of year when the business world implores us to consider the material as more important than the spiritual, all in the spirit of ‘the holidays.’ So we celebrate the arrival on Christmas Day of iPods and DVDs… Then again, maybe this is precisely the kind of seasonal silliness that causes the Christian faithful to shut out the noise and contemplate the real nativity scene and its eternal promise.” ~ L. Brent Bozell, Jr. , Christmas Nativity quotes
  22. “Infants manners are molded more by the example of Parents, then by stars at their nativities.” ~ George Herbert
  23. “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity Perhaps their loves, or else their sheep, was all that did their silly thoughts so busy keep.” ~ John Milton
  24. “This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers. Away; go. They say there is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance, or death.” ~ William Shakespeare

  25. “Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity, only as we love all other lands. The interests, rights, and liberties of American citizens are no more dear to us than are those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism, to revenge any national insult or injury.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  26. “We doubt not the destiny of our country that she is to accomplish great things for human nature, and be the mother of a nobler race than the world has yet known. But she has been so false to the scheme made out at her nativity, that it is now hard to say which way that destiny points.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  27. “But man is a Noble Animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing Nativities and Deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting Ceremonies of Bravery, in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible Sun within us.” ~ Thomas Browne
  28. “All men of genius, and all those who have gained rank in the republic of letters, are brothers, whatever may be the land of their nativity.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  29. “I remember being in church. We would do the live nativity in my little town and I remember pulling the sheep. I was the shepherd, so I was pulling the sheep around town, down Main Street. I thought that was the most awesome, coolest thing ever.” ~ Chris Tomlin
  30. “By reading a man does, as it were, antedate his life, and make himself contemporary with the ages past; and this way of running up beyond one’s nativity is better than Plato’s pre-existence.” ~ Jeremy Collier
  31. “My father compounded with my mother under the Dragon’s tail, and my nativity was under Ursa Major so that it follows, I am rough and lecherous. Tut, I should have been that I am, had the maiden lies star in the firmament twinkled on my bastardizing.” ~ William Shakespeare
  32. “It feels great seeing posters everywhere, and bus stops promoting ‘Black Nativity,’ and billboards in Los Angeles. It’s overwhelming. I can’t wait for everybody to see what I got.” ~ Jacob Latimore

  33. “Hope smiled when your nativity was cast, Children of Summer!” ~ William Wordsworth
  34. “My good lady,’ interrupted Clent, ‘are you telling me that he is not the Luck? That you have in some way obfuscated the chronology of his nativity?’ Seconds passed. A beetle flew into Mistress Leap’s hair while she stared at Clent, then it struggled free and flew off again. ‘Did you lie about when he was born?’ translated Mosca.” ~ Frances Hardinge
  35. “Why should you think that I should woo in scorn? Scorn and derision never come in tears: Look, when I vow, I weep; and vows so born, In their nativity all truth appears. How can these things in me seem scorn to you, Bearing the badge of faith, to prove them true?” ~ William Shakespeare
  36. “This is the problem with over-crowded inner-city schools there aren’t enough parts for everyone in the nativity story.” ~ Karl Pilkington

  37. “The church in the book (and movie) plays a pivotal scene. We looked everywhere .. I mean everywhere! We had to have enough of a front yard area to house a Nativity scenes. And we finally found it .. two miles from our office. And we had been all over Tulsa looking. We were looking in places in Texas, everywhere! And I was in the car with the director and we drove by the church.” ~ Luka Magnotta
  38. “The sun shall shine in ages yet to be, The musing moon illumine pastures dim, And afterwards a new nativity For all who slept the dreamless interim.” ~ Nathalia Crane
  39. “I miss that time. The cities back then, just after the forests died, were full of wonders, and you’d stumble on them–these princes of the air on common rooftops–the rivers that burst through the city streets so they ran like canals–the rabbits in parking garages–the deer foaling, nestled in Dumpsters like a Nativity.” ~ Matthew Tobin Anderson
  40. “I’ve got great people who handle my schedule, and everything does revolve around the children. If there’s a parents’ night or an Easter bonnet parade or a Nativity play, whatever it might be, then I plan everything around that.” ~ Victoria Beckham

  41. “Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity; any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you don’t believe in the resurrection, you’re not a believer.” “If you don’t believe in Easter,” Owen Meany said. “Don’t kid yourself—Don’t call yourself a Christian.” ~ John Irving
  42. “The ACLU spent this entire holiday season protesting public displays of the nativity scene. Yeah, that’s the problem with America right now: Public displays of Christ’s birth, that’s the problem. It’s unbelievable to me. The ACLU will no longer fight for your right to put up a nativity scene, but they’ll fight for the right of the local freak who wants to stumble onto the scene and have sex with one of the sheep.” ~ Dennis Miller
  43. “From a stupidly young age, I was always involved in anything, whether it be a nativity play or little kids plays. Wherever it was, I was involved and I think it was because more than anything, I wanted to be the center of attention.” ~ Ed Speleers

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