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28 Inspirational Newborn Baby Quotes and Sayings

Updated: Jan 22

South Wales Newborn Photographer's list of baby inspirational quotes and sayings. Perfect phrases for birth announcements, baby shower invitations and personalised newborn baby gifts.


List taken from baby shower, gender reveal party, 24hour fresh and newborn photoshoots I have done. They are perfect for new parents, showing the sentimental times of parenthood, how precious being a parent is and the hilarious moments in between.


Cute Baby Quotes

Perfect for baby-on-the-way and as part of a keepsake, such as a newborn photo album that all parents will cherished for years to come.



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

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

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

  • “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

  • “When your first baby drops her pacifier, you sterilize it. When your second baby drops her pacifier, you tell the dog: ‘Fetch!’.” —Bruce Lansky

  • And then my soul saw you and it kind of went “Oh, there you are. I’ve been looking for you.”

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

  • “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

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

  • “Children have neither past nor future. They enjoy the present, which very few of us do.” —Jean De La Bruyere

  • “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

  • “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

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

  • “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

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

  • “Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact, the family brings up baby by being brought up by him.” —Erik H. Erikson

  • “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

  • “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

  • “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

  • “And I learned what is obvious to a child. That life is simply a collection of little lives, each lived one day at a time. That each day should be spent finding beauty in flowers and poetry and talking to animals. That a day spent with dreaming and sunsets and refreshing breezes cannot be bettered.” —Nicholas Sparks



Funny Baby Quotes

Babies bring so much joy and laughter to a new family. New parents love these ones.


  • “Perfection only exists in babies and pastries.” —Gayle Wray

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

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

  • “If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” —Milton Berle

  • “A child enters your home and for the next twenty 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

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

  • “Make no mistake about why these babies are here—they are here to replace us.” —Jerry Seinfeld

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

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