He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
- Gabriel García Márquez
Is there a rebirth or reincarnation? Definitely yes... But according to the law of
nature, if you do not exist at all, then you cannot be 'born'; and if you exist, you
cannot be destroyed.
- Deep Trivedi
To awaken to the absolute view is profound and transformative, but to awaken from all fixed points of view is the birth of true non-duality.
- A Spiritual Leader
Why are you trying so hard to fit in, when you're born to stand out?
- Oliver James
Having attained human birth, which is an open gateway to Brahmn, one who… remains attached to the ties of the world is not fit to be called human.
- Srimad Bhagavad Gita
To prevent illness in later life, you should never have been born at all.
- George Bernard Shaw
After all, what's a life, anyway? We're born, We live a little while. We die.
- E. B. White
Birth is the beginning of death.
- Thomas Fuller
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
- Jean Cocteau
There is no sense of ease like the ease we felt in those scenes where we were born, where objects became dear to us before we had known the labour of choice.
- George Eliot