You’re born naked and the rest is drag.
Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft, and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
When I was born, I was so surprised I couldn’t talk for a year and a half.
There is no cure for birth and death other than to enjoy the interval.
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.
The hour which gives us life begins to take it away.
When we are born, we cry that we are come To this great stage of fools. (King Lear)
What you say of the pride of giving life to an immortal soul is very fine dear, but I own I cannot enter into that: I think much more of our being like a cow or a dog at such moments: when our poor nature becomes so very animal and unecstatic.
Being born is like being kidnapped And then sold into slavery.
On the one hand, we’ll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars. (on the difference between men and women)