65 Best Newborn Quotes On Success In Life

These newborn quotes will inspire you. A newborn is, in colloquial use, an infant who is only hours, days, or up to one month old.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy and encouraging newborn quotes, newborn sayings, and newborn proverbs.

Inspirational Newborn Quotes

  1. “Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore
  2. “Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  3. “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.” ~ Rose Kennedy , Newborn quotes from mom
  4. “It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  5. “Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility.” ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin
  6. “Sometimes,’ said Pooh, ‘the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” ~ A. A. Milne
  7. “A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” ~ Eda LeShan
  8. “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” ~ Robert Munsch

  9. “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 its cradle.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  10. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~ Rajneesh
  11. “The joy in motherhood comes in moments. There will be hard times and frustrating times, but amid the challenges, there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction.” ~ M. Russell Ballard

  12. “All of a sudden, you have this newborn you have no training for. It’s frightening.” ~ Bridget Moynahan
  13. “All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.” ~ Abraham Maslow
  14. “A baby is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.” ~ Mark Twain
  15. “Choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.” ~ Anna Quindlen

  16. “Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.” ~ Charles Dickens
  17. “The morrow was a bright September morn; The earth was beautiful as if newborn; There was nameless splendor everywhere, That wild exhilaration in the air, Which makes the passers in the city street Congratulate each other as they meet.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  18. “Such a Big miracle in such a tiny baby. Big things often have small beginnings A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  19. “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.” ~ Rajneesh

  20. “Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” ~ Taylor Hanson
  21. “Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” ~ Tina Brown
  22. “The more you give, the more you live.” ~ Blake Mycoskie
  23. “Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.” ~ Penelope Leach
  24. “Life is a wheel. The more you give, the more you get back.” ~ Jerold Panas

  25. “Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  26. “A baby is an inestimable blessing and bother.” ~ Mark Twain
  27. “The more you give, the more you can give.” ~ Roy T. Bennett
  28. “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.” ~ James M. Barrie
  29. “A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” ~ Carl Sandburg

  30. “Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  31. “A little child born yesterday
    A thing on mother’s milk and kisses fed.” ~ Homer
  32. “Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.” ~ E. W. Howe
  33. “Words can not express the joy of new life.” ~ Hermann Hesse

  34. “Can you imagine a life with no fear? What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?” ~ Max Lucado
  35. “Children are like a book which we should write in and which we should read.” ~ Peter Rosegger
  36. “We never know the love of the parent for the child till we become parents.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  37. “Babies are always more trouble than you thought and more wonderful.” ~ Charles Osgood

  38. “God does not reveal himself in strength or power, but in the weakness and fragility of a newborn babe.” ~ Pope Francis
  39. “A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” ~ Victor Hugo
  40. “Babies are such a nice way to start people.” ~ Don Herold
  41. “A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies all three.” ~ Grantly Dick-Read

  42. “After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn.” ~ Albert Hofmann
  43. “It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security.” ~ Heston Blumenthal
  44. “The absolute dependence of a newborn infant inspired many things in me, but it did not activate any magical knowledge about what to do for the next twenty years.” ~ Mary Blakely
  45. “The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece.” ~ James Theodore Bent

  46. “Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.” ~ Lucille Roybal-Allard
  47. “Here is the real domino theory – gay man to gay man, bisexual man to straight woman, addict mother to newborn baby, they all fall down and someday it will come to you.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  48. “Never will a time come when the most marvelous recent invention is as marvelous as a newborn child.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  49. “One must know not just how to accept a gift, but with what grace to share it.” ~ Maya Angelou

  50. “A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.” ~ Frank A. Clark
  51. “You don’t take your newborn baby, put that baby on your lap, and say, “Now listen, kid, you were born in sin, you’re not worth anything, and you’ve got to pray for mercy.” That’s not going to raise a healthy adult. And that’s what we do Sunday after Sunday after Sunday.” ~ John Shelby Spong
  52. “Imagine the one God himself has reversed his clock and reversed your regrets. Imagine knowing the bone-deep truth that whatever impossibility would make you truly happy has been granted. Imagine knowing you can once again hold your lost lover or your newborn child. Imagine what you feel during those first seconds of knowing. Now, imagine those first seconds last for days on end. …. Like I said, I’m a chemist. It’s all coming back to me.p62” ~ Craig Clevenger
  53. “Having a newborn you have to teach yourself what patience is or you’ll go crazy.” ~ Mila Kunis

  54. “I can’t think of any flower that wouldn’t be suitable to merge with an image of a newborn, and as I was planning for the book, Miracle, I was drawn to blossoms that appealed to me artistically.” ~ Anne Geddes
  55. “Almost everybody wore a curious limpidity of expression, like newborn babies or souls just after death. Dazed but curiously dignified…. after a crise of hysterical revulsion and tiredness, I passed beyond and became entered by a rather sublime feeling.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  56. “Traveling is the great true love of my life… I am loyal and constant in my love of travel. I feel about travel the way a happy new mother feels about her impossible, colicky, restless newborn baby – I just don’t care what it puts me through. Because I adore it. Because it’s mine. Because it looks exactly like me.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  57. “The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority.” ~ Olivia Wilde

  58. “There was the murdered corpse, in covert laid,
    And violent death in thousand shapes displayed;
    The city to the soldier’s rage resigned;
    Successless wars, and poverty behind;
    Ships burnt in fight, or forced on rocky shores,
    And the rash hunter strangled by the boars;
    The newborn babe by nurses overlaid;
    And the cook caught within the raging fire he made.” ~ Geoffrey Chaucer
  59. “Count your blessings – not your troubles.” ~ Hendrik de Vries

  60. “A healthy newborn has been delivered in a more or less satisfying fashion. The baby is feeding well, has short nails and a clean bottom, and has not drowned. What now?” ~ Sandra Scarr
  61. “The trainee knew he should leave, but he was unable to look away. He’d never seen anything snap out so fast or strike so hard as the male’s fists. Obviously, the rumors about the instructor were all true. He was a flat-out killer. With a metal clank, a door opened at the other end of the gym, and the sound of a newborn’s cries echoed up into the high ceiling. The warrior stopped in mid punch and wheeled around as a lovely female carrying young in a pink blanket came over to him. His face softened, positively melted.” ~ J.R. Ward
  62. “Other stories tell how I eat innocent newborns, how I’m ten feet tall, how I breathe fire and have great dragon wings. None of these are wholly accurate. I don’t have dragon wings, I don’t breathe fire, I’m only eight feet tall and I’ve never eaten a newborn that didn’t have it coming. My name is Mevolent. What’s yours?” ~ Derek Landy
  63. “Men should have more time with their newborn babies.” ~ Megyn Kelly

  64. “From what I hear, it’s a normal thing to feel guilty as a mother, especially when trying to fill the needs of a newborn along with maintaining what you had with your first child.” ~ Jennie Finch
  65. “It is difficult to look at any newborn baby and accept that he or she will necessarily encounter pain, challenges, disappointments, and hardships in life. Yet even the Savior needed to “go forth, suffering pains and afflictions . . . of every kind” (Alma 7:11), the only difference being that Jesus, though tempted, did not sin (Hebrews 4:15; see also D&C 45:4). Even harder to comprehend, however, was how that precious Babe of Bethlehem, whose birth we celebrate each Christmas, would one day bear the weight not only of our sins but also all our infirmities.” ~ Eric D. Huntsman

Summary: An infant is a more formal or specialized synonym for the common term baby, meaning the very young offspring of human beings.

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