140 Baby Quotes to Celebrate a New Life

These baby quotes will help you know what to expect while waiting for the arrival of your little angel.

Our babies are sweet creatures that God has given us. They are largely dependent on our love and care. In return, they provide us eternal happiness and unconditional love in the form of smiles and cuddles. 

Having a beautiful bundle of joy will turn your life into a new one. Their sparkling eyes and warm and tiny hands will supply us with the reason why we continue to live. Read our complete collection below to enlighten you about parenting and child care.

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And don’t forget to check out these mom quotes and mother-daughter quotes.

Best Baby Quotes

1. “It’s all kinds of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It’s like you’ve met your reason to live.” – Johnny Depp

2. “It’s a good thing babies don’t give you a lot of time to think. You fall in love with them, and when you realize how much they love you back, life is very simple.” – Anita Diamant

3. “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

4. “A baby is as pure as an angel and as fresh as a blooming flower.” – Debasish Mridha 

5. “Babies smile in their sleep because they’re listening to the whispering of angels.” – Anonymous

6. “I know now why God gave us babies. They require constant attention, of course. They make messes and disturb the peace, but their cuteness and smiles are sometimes the only reminder of God we have in the house.” – Ann Rinaldi

7. “Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child.” – Tina Brown

8. “Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.” – George Bernard Shaw

9. “It is a smile of a baby that makes life worth living.” – Debasish Mridha

10. “A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.” – Elizabeth Bard

11. “You know what the great thing about babies is? They are like little bundles of hope. Like the future in a basket.” – Lish McBride

12. “It is a moment of pure ecstasy and satisfaction when you see a smile flicker on baby’s lips, just as they gently pass into a deep slumber.” – Anonymous

13. “A happy baby has shining eyes. It walks open-hearted into the world and spreads magic.” – Sigrid Leo

14. “Babies are the buds of life ready to bloom like a fresh flower to refresh humanity.” – Debasish Mridha

15. “Every child begins the world again.” – Henry David Thoreau

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Inspirational Baby Quotes

16. “A new baby is like the beginning of all things—wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda J. LeShan

17. “It was the tiniest thing I ever decided to put my whole life into.” – Terri Guillemets

18. “A baby is born with a need to be loved, and never outgrows it.” – Frank Clark

19.  “Children make you want to start life over.” – Muhammad Ali

20. “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 would be curiosity.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

21. “When he finally was placed into my arms, I looked into his precious eyes and felt an overwhelming, unconditional love. I never felt so complete and empowered in my life.” – Gisele Bündchen

22. “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

23. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Anonymous

24. “I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives. Each lived one day at a time.” – Nicholas Sparks

25. “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

26. “I love these little people, and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” – Charles Dickens

27. “It’s way too early for him to be talking anyhow, but I see in his eyes something, and I see in his eyes a voice, and I see in his eyes a whole new set of words.” – Sherman Alexie

28. “Babies are the buds of imagination that are ready to bloom with lights of love and affection.” – Debasish Mridha

29. “The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” – Johnny Depp

30. “For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.” – Anonymous

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Short but Sweet Baby Quotes

31. “A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

32. “A baby’s smile is an antidote to melt your day’s stress away.” – Anonymous

33. “In the garden of humanity, every baby is a fresh new flower.” – Debasish Mridha

34. “Babies are such a nice way to start people.” – Don Herold

35. “Babies are little angels.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

36. “A baby is an inestimable blessing.” – Mark Twain

37. “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

38. “Every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.” – Charles Dickens

39. “A baby is a dancing joy of life.” – Debasish Mridha

40. “A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.” – Anonymous

41. “Your little feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.” – Anonymous

42. “Ten little fingers, ten perfect toes fill our hearts with love that overflows.” – Anonymous

43. “A baby’s cry is precisely as serious as it sounds.” – Jean Liedloff

44. “Life doesn’t get more real than having a newborn at home.” – Eric Church

45. “Your first breath took ours away.” – Anonymous

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Baby Boy Quotes That Will Make Your Heart Melt

46. “A baby boy has a special way of bringing out the man in his father and the little boy in his grandfather.” – Tanya Masse

47. “Little hands and little feet, little toothless grins so sweet, little eyes that shine so bright, little arms to hug you tight. Everything’s little except your joy when you have a new baby boy.” – Anonymous

48. “If I have a monument in this world, it is my son.” – Maya Angelou

49. “Sons are the anchors of a mother’s life.” – Sophocles

50. “Baby boys have a pocket full of mischief and a saddle always overflowing with joy and excitement.” – Anonymous

51. “A baby boy arrives, and just like that, everything changes. The world gets bigger, hearts grow fuller, and life means more because he’s in it.” – Anonymous

52. “Sometimes, when I need a miracle, I look into my son’s eyes and realize I have already created one.” – Anonymous

53. “Little boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older.” – James Matthew Barrie

54. “A little miracle sent from above, a baby boy to cuddle and love.” – Anonymous

55. “You are loved for the boy you are, the man you will become, and the precious son you will always be.” – Anonymous

56. “A baby boy may leave smudges in the house and also on your heart.” – Anonymous

57. “His little hands stole my heart. His little feet ran away with it!” – Anonymous

58. “You lay your hand against his skin and just rib his back. Blow into his ear. Press that baby up against your own skin and walk outside with him where the night air will surround him and moonlight fall on his face. Whistle, maybe. Dance, hum, pray.” – Joyce Maynard

59. “The very first moment I beheld him, my heart was irrevocably gone.” – Anonymous

60. “Your baby boy will hold your hand only for a little time, but he will hold your heart for a lifetime.” – Anonymous

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Baby Girl Quotes to Make You Fall in Love With Her Even More

61. “Giggles, curls, ribbons, and bows! Our baby girl is so adorable from head to toe.” – Anonymous

62. “Such a big miracle in such a little girl.” – Anonymous

63. “There’s no better feeling than making your little girls laugh.” – Jerry O’Connell

64. “A daughter is one of the best gifts this world has to give.” – Laurel Atherton

65. “Let her sleep, for when she wakes, she will move mountains.” – Anonymous

66. “A baby girl is always a source of perpetual wonder for her parents.” – Anonymous

67. “A baby girl would dance her way into your heart, whirling on the tips of angel wings, scattering gold dust and kisses in your path.” – Anonymous

68. “I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.'” – Paul Walker

69. “Girl: a giggle wrapped in sunshine and glitter.” – Anonymous

70. “A little girl is sugar, and spice, and everything nice, especially when she’s taking a nap.” – Anonymous

71. “A baby daughter is always a daddy’s girl and mommy’s world!” – Anonymous

72. “It’s extraordinary to look into your baby girl’s face and see a piece of your flesh and your spirit.” – Anonymous

73. “She is everything that is perfect, wrapped in a tiny bundle.” – Anonymous

74. “A baby girl always leaves a bit of sparkle and a bit of rainbow wherever she goes.” – Anonymous

75. “Baby girls are precious gifts wrapped in love serene. Their dresses tied with sashes and futures tied with dreams.” – Anonymous

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Newborn Baby Quotes That Will Make You Excited to Meet Your Child

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

77. “Babies are living dolls with dancing smiles that come from the stars to still our hearts.” – Debasish Mridha

78. “Newborn babies can’t do much on their own. They can’t eat or walk or talk on the phone, but every parent is sure their creation is without a doubt a tremendous sensation.” – Jennifer Davis

79. “A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller, and a home happier.” – Anonymous

80. “Babies cry at birth because it is the first time they experience separation from love.” – Kamand Kojouri

81. “Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life.” – Nuno Bettencourt

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

83. “Babies used to make me nervous, but these squirmy things are awesome once you’ve read the manual.” – David Z. Hirsch

84. “There’s nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children. It doesn’t even have to matter what they’re laughing about.” – Criss Jami

85. “Babies do not want to hear about babies. They like to be told of giants and castles.” – Samuel Johnson

86. “With every newborn baby, a little sun rises.” – Irmgard Erath

87. “You are our greatest adventure.” – Anonymous

88. “Children reinvent your world for you.” – Susan Sarandon

89. “You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep.” – Anonymous

90. “A baby is so cute and tiny, yet his presence can turn all your life over in some good or slightly uncomfortable ways. All your priorities change dramatically and your sense of fulfillment reaches a new, unmatched depth.” – Anonymous

Interesting Quotes on How Babies Make Life Better

91. “On the day you were born, the angels clapped their hands, and the moon danced with the stars.” – Anonymous

92. “Babies are amazing. They begin each day all warm and sleepy, smelling of promise.” – Julia Roberts

93. “In infancy, our blood is strong, and our energy is plentiful. Mind and body, thought and action are one. Everything we do is in harmony with the natural order. The infant is not affected by things that happen around him. Virtue and ethics cannot restrain his will. Naked and free of social conventions, he follows the natural path of the heart.” – Liezi

94. “I loved you from the very start. You stole my breath, embraced my heart. Our life together has just begun. You’re part of me, my little one.” – Anonymous

95. “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.” – Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

96. “The amazing thing about becoming a parent is that you will never again be your own first priority.” – Olivia Wilde

97. “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

98. “All those cliches, those things you hear about having a baby and motherhood, all of them are true. And all of them are the most beautiful things you will ever experience.” – Penelope Cruz

99. “When the baby is born, all that pain that was endured vanishes in an instant. Love for that tiny baby makes one forget the pain, the fear. And as I’ve said before, love between mother and child is the highest experience, the closest to divine love.” – Hope Bradford

100. “For me, this baby was the most precious thing I had ever had. He was my treasure, my joy, my world, my everything now.” – Preeti Shenoy

101. “Our baby gives herself to me completely. There is no hesitation, no reservation, no holding back, no coldness, no craft, no tremor, or fear in her love. Although our relationship may encompass tears, frustration, even fury, it is an utterly reliable bond. As it grows, her love is literally unadulterated. Her love is wholly of the child, pure in its essence as children are in their direct passions. Children do not love wisely, but perhaps, they love the best of all.” – Louise Erdrich

102. “For having a baby’s sweet face so close to your own for so long a time as it takes to nurse them is a great tonic for a sad soul.” – Erica Eisdorfer

103. “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.” – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

104. “Honey is sweet. A little baby is even sweeter.” – Asian Proverb

105. “There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.” – Hodding Carter Jr.

Cute Baby Quotes You’ll Love

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

107. “Perfection only exists in babies and pastries.” – Gayle Wray

108. “Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.” – Maria Jose Ovalle

109. “Babies are bits of stardust blown from the hand of God.” – Anonymous

110. “Children bring us a piece of heaven on earth.” – Roland Leonhardt

111. “It’s hard to feel like much is wrong in the world when you’re looking into the eyes of a happy baby.” – Lisa Wingate

112. “Like stars are to the sky, so are the children to our world. They deserve to shine!” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

113. “It is the nature of babies to be in bliss.” – Deepak Chopra

114. “My fingers are tickled to delight by the soft ripple of a baby’s laugh.” – Helen Keller

115. “Flowers are words which even a baby can understand.” – Arthur Cleveland Coxe

116. “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.” – Anonymous

117. “And she loved a little boy very, very much, even more than she loved herself.” – Shel Silverstein

118. “There are no words that can describe the euphoria you feel when your baby recognizes you for the first time and smiles.” – Jared Padalecki

119. “As babies, we’re born blank sheets of paper, not a single mark. As we grow older, lines form, then colors and patterns. Before long, that paper is all sorts of brilliant like a kaleidoscope, no two exactly alike.” – Shannon Wiersbitzky

120. “This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.” – Rick Bragg

Baby Quotes to Celebrate Your Newborn

121. “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore

122. “A child enters your home and, for the next 20 years, makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad.” – John Andrew Holmes

123. “What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.” – Benjamin Spock

124. “I don’t know why they say ‘You have a baby.’ The baby has you.” – Leo Anthony Gallagher Jr.

125. “Children have neither past nor future. They enjoy the present, which very few of us do.” – Jean De La Bruyère

Hilarious Quotes About Taking Care of Babies

126. “Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.” – Fran Lebowitz

127. “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones

128. “A toddler can do more in one unsupervised moment than most people can do all day.” – Anonymous

129. “When your first baby drops her pacifier, you sterilize it. When your second baby drops her pacifier, you tell the dog, ‘Fetch!'” – Bruce Lansky

130. “Babies are always more trouble than you thought and more wonderful.” – Charles Osgood

131. “Having children is like living in a frat house—nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” – Ray Romano

132. “Ah, babies! They’re more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts.” – Tina Fey

133. “The art of being a parent is to sleep when baby is not looking.” – Anonymous

134. “Babies are the worst roommates. They’re unemployed. They don’t pay rent. They keep insane hours. Their hygiene is horrible. If you had a roommate that did any of the things babies do, you’d ask them to move out.” – Jim Gaffigan

135. “Make no mistake about why these babies are here. They are here to replace us.” – Jerry Seinfeld

136. “Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children. Now, I have six children and no theories.” – John Wilmot

137. “The best babysitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.” – Dave Barry

138. “People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo Burke

139. “A baby is a blank check made payable to the human race.” – Barbara Christine Seifert

140. “I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food.” – Robert Orben

Did These Quotes Make You Excited to Face Your New Life With Your Baby?

As individuals, it can be tough to adjust to a new life with a newborn baby. Of course, being suddenly placed in a situation where our loved one cannot do anything without us will be a unique and shocking experience. 

But, it is also true that the laughter and love of our baby will be enough to soothe our tiredness. Parenthood will test our character and if we are deserving of such sweet little angels. 

Babies are the heavenly beings that are given to us to treasure and love. They are the present and the ones who will provide hope for a better future and life. As a parent, we are the witnesses of one of the miracles of God. 

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