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"natural birth is full of magnificent, life-changing wisdom." - Christiane Northrup

"My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age." - Koichi Tanaka

"I'm a natural blonde!" - Natalie Dormer

"Genes are natural resources." - Leroy Hood

"The truth for women living in a modern world is that they must take increasing responsibility for the skills they bring into birth if they want their birth to be natural. Making choices of where and with whom to birth is not the same as bringing knowledge and skills into your birth regardless of where and with whom you birth." - Michel Odent

"Birth control itself, often denounced as a violation of natural law, is nothing more or less than the facilitation of the process of weeding out the unfit, of preventing the birth of defectives or of those who will become defectives." - Margaret Sanger

"Brutes by their natural instinct have produced many discoveries, whereas men by discussion and the conclusions of reason have given birth to few or none." - Francis Bacon

"It is the principle of sin, rebellion against God and His truth which has brought about birth defects and other destructive natural occurrences." - E.W. Jackson

"Unfortunately, most people never observe the natural cycle of birth and death. They do not realize that for one living thing to survive, another living thing must die." - Temple Grandin

"Opening to the power of intention, you begin knowing that conception, birth and death are all natural aspects of the energy field of creation." - Wayne Dyer

"I had a home birth because I really believe in the body's natural ability to give birth. The medical profession has kind of warped women's minds into thinking we don't know how to birth and we need doctors and epidurals and Pitocin." - Sarah Shahi

"According to physiological law, all natural, normal functions of the body are achieved without peril or pain. Birth is a natural, normal physiological function for normal, healthy women and their healthy babies. It can, therefore, be inferred that healthy women, carrying healthy babies, can safely birth without peril or pain." - John Dye

"Our crisis is a birth. We are one living system and we have come to the limit of one phase of natural growth on a finite planet We must learn ethical evolution quickly As we seek to facilitate a gentle birth, a graceful and nonviolent transition to the next stage of our evolution, we will discover a natural pattern, a design of our birth transition, and develop a plan to cooperate with this design." - Barbara Marx Hubbard

"Chess is a natural cerebral high." - Walter Browne

"That's what being eccentric means-being natural." - Lorraine Hansberry

"I believe I am of the natural." - Joey Badass

"I'm just not a natural teacher." - David Benioff

"It's an acting job - acting natural." - Alistair Cooke

"Nothing natural can be wholly unworthy." - Anna Julia Cooper

"Therefore, states are equal in natural rights." - William H Seward

"Children are our most valuable natural resource." - Herbert Hoover

"I think it was David Hume who put it slightly vulgarly, this was again about the virgin birth I think. Which is more likely... that the whole natural order is suspended or that a Jewish minx should tell a lie?" - Christopher Hitchens

"Let me put it more precisely: The ability to give birth is a natural characteristic. In the same way, everybody can grasp philosophical truths if they just use their innate reason." - Jostein Gaarder

"One must take draconian measures of demographic reduction against the will of the populations. Reducing the birth rate has proved to be impossible or insufficient. One must therefore increase the mortality rate. How? By natural means. Famine and sickness" - Robert Mcnamara

"The foundation on which (our government is) built is the natural equality of man, the denial of every pre-eminence but that annexed to legal office, and particularly the denial of a pre-eminence by birth." - Thomas Jefferson

"For no matter what learned scientists may say, race is, politically speaking, not the beginning of humanity but its end, not the origin of peoples but their decay, not the natural birth of man but his unnatural death." - Hannah Arendt

"All natural birth has a purpose and a plan; who would think of tearing open the chrysalis as the butterfly is emerging? Who would break the shell to pull the chick out?" - Marie F. Mongan

"High achievers, we imagine, were wired for greatness from birth. But then you have to wonder why, over time, natural talent seems to ignite in some people and dim in others." - Nancy Gibbs

"At birth, we are like cartilage - soft, flexible tissue. By the same natural process by which cartilage becomes hard bone, the soft, tender heart of an innocent child can become hardened by the circumstances into which she is born." - Iyanla Vanzant

"My mother's idea of natural childbirth was giving birth without makeup. She was hyper-positive - the world is a wonderful place, rainbows and unicorns. If you said anything contrary to her, you were basically exiled." - Robin Williams

"As a species, we are most animated when our days and nights on Earth are touched by the natural world. We can find immeasurable joy in the birth of a child, a great work of art, or falling in love." - Richard Louv

"Consider the problem of over-population. Rapidly mounting human numbers are pressing ever more heavily on natural resources. What is to be done?... The annual increase of numbers should be reduced. But how? We are given two choices - famine, pestilence and war on the one hand, birth control on the other. Most of us choose birth control." - Aldous Huxley

"Everything except God has some natural superior; everything except unformed matter has some natural inferior." - C S Lewis

"Without natural resources life itself is impossible. From birth to death, natural resources, transformed for human use, feed, clothe, shelter, and transport us. Upon them we depend for every material necessity, comfort, convenience, and protection in our lives. Without abundant resources prosperity is out of reach." - Gifford Pinchot

"Doing work which has to be done over and over again helps us recognize the natural cycles of growth and decay, of birth and death, and thus become aware of the dynamic order of the universe. "Ordinary" work, as the root meaning of the term indicates, is work that is in harmony with the order we perceive in the natural environment." - Fritjof Capra

"We decided to have the baby at home because we wanted it to be a natural birth, and it turns out that it was 30 hours of natural. Eight hours of pushing - that's the part that men don't understand. Women go, 'Oh, dear, oh, dear God, eight hours of pushing?' And the men are like, 'Okay, eight hours of pushing.'" - Evangeline Lilly

"All birth is unwilling." - Pearl S Buck

"Luck cannot change birth." - Horace

"Man's brain is, after all, the greatest natural resource." - Karl Brandt

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." - Natalie Angier

"The natural object is always the adequate symbol." - Ezra Pound

"The intellectual controls the spiritual, the animal respects the natural." - Ray Davies

"It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence." - Augustus William Hare

"Wealth is a deep understanding of the natural world." - Bill Mollison

"That kind of natural understanding doesn't develop naturally" - Kenny Cunningham

"There's no such thing as a natural-born pilot." - Chuck Yeager

"I like to think of myself as a natural gardener." - Clive Anderson

"I have a natural resistance to being humiliated." - Tom Conti

"Film is like eating to me. It feels completely natural." - Roman Coppola

"Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I'm a natural ham. It doesn't bother me to perform." - Chris Isaak

"As long as you focus on your strengths and remain natural, then you come off natural [in your work]." - Ti

"In my understanding of God I start with certain firm beliefs. One is that the laws of nature are not broken. We do not, of course, know all these laws yet, but I believe that such laws exist. I do not, therefore, believe in the literal truth of some miracles which are featured in the Christian Scriptures, such as the Virgin Birth or water into wine. ... God works, I believe, within natural laws, and, according to natural laws, these things happen." - Nevill Francis Mott

"Knowledge has two extremes. The first is the pure natural ignorance in which all men find themselves at birth. The other extreme is that reached by great minds, who, having run through all that men can know, find they know nothing, and come back again to that same natural ignorance from which they set out; this is a learned ignorance which is conscious of itself." - Blaise Pascal

"While brother Joseph was referring to the provinces of God, I was led to reflect that there is no act, no principle, no power belonging to the Deity that is purely philosophical. The birth of the Saviour was as natural as are the births of our children; it was the result of natural action. He partook of flesh and blood - was begotten of his Father, as we were of our fathers." - Brigham Young

"I gave up before birth." - Samuel Beckett

"Is birth always a fall?" - Salman Rushdie

"Education must start from birth." - Maria Montessori

"Agitation gives birth to creation." - Terry Tempest Williams

"Kindness gives birth to kindness." - Sophocles

"Sublimity is Hebrew by birth." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Genius gives birth, talent delivers." - Jack Kerouac

"God Gives Birth To gods!" - Chris Oyakhilome

"Birth is a beautiful thing." - Julian Casablancas

"I was famous from birth." - Peter Fonda

"Labor gives birth to ideas." - Jim Rohn

"All great amusements are dangerous to the Christian life; but among all those which the world has invented there is none more to be feared than the theater. It is a representation of the passions so natural and so delicate that it excites them and gives birth to them in our hearts, and, above all, to that of love." - Blaise Pascal

"But pain is hard to put into words and in life there is always pain. It's as natural as birth or death. Pain makes us who we are, it teaches us and tames us, it can destroy and it can save." - Anna McPartlin

"Fear of pain has resulted in many women losing sight of birth as normal and natural, and of themselves as powerful and capable. Labor is an opportunity for women to learn about themselves and discover the strength and wisdom inherent in their bodies." - Deepak Chopra

"You cannot immunize sick, malnourished children and expect them to get away with it. You'll kill far more children than would have died from natural infection...It needs to be appreciated that children in developing countries are at a much greater risk of complications from vaccination and from mercury toxicity...because poor nutrition, parasitic and bacterial infections and low birth weight." - Archie Kalokerinos

"Natural childbirth allows the hormones that have been working for women for thousands of years to fulfill their functions. This is more important than just helping a woman through labor and delivery. Birth-related hormones also affect well-being much later in life." - Janet Schwegel

"There is a knowingness that is as much a part of us as flesh and blood and bones. It's intuition, the deepest natural knowing. ... Intuition is the voice within forever pressing us to stretch ourselves, to take risks, to keep loving and giving birth to a new self, regardless of circumstances." - Susan L Taylor

"But pain is hard to put into words and in life there is always pain. It's as natural as birth or death. Pain makes us who we are, it teaches us and tames us, it can destroy and it can save." - Anna McPartlin

"My first experience of having a baby was about as natural as birth can be, and though I didn't know it at the time, it set my feet on a path that eventually led me to become a childbirth author and a midwife." - Robin Lim

"I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss, and, in their struggles to be truly free, in their triumphs and defeats, through long years to come, I see the evil of this time and of the previous time of which this is the natural birth, gradually making expiation for itself and wearing out..." - Charles Dickens

"We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning (the rhythm method)" - Judie Brown

"We're going to do a natural birth. At first she was like, 'We should do it at home,' and I said, 'Look, either way, when you go into labor, I will be checking into a hospital... so if you want to come along, come along." - Simon Helberg

"I am more than just a serious basketball fan. I am a life-long addict. I was addicted from birth, in fact, because I was born in Kentucky and I learned, early on, that Habitual Domination was a natural way of life." - Hunter S Thompson

"The Yankees, the first mechanicians in the world, are engineers - just as the Italians are musicians and the Germans metaphysicians - by right of birth. Nothing is more natural, therefore, than to perceive them applying their audacious ingenuity to the science of gunnery." - Jules Verne

"Dying is an integral part of life, as natural and predictable as being born. But whereas birth is cause for celebration, death has become a dreaded and unspeakable issue to be avoided by every means possible in our modern society. Perhaps it is that." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"In that year [1865] John Muir offered to buy from his brother ... a sanctuary for the wildflowers that had gladdened his youth. His brother declined to part with the land, but he could not suppress the idea: 1865 still stands in Wisconsin history as the birth-year of mercy for things natural, wild, and free." - Aldo Leopold

"I am aware that the conclusions arrived at in this work will be denounced by some as highly irreligious; but he who denounces them is bound to show why it is more irreligious to explain the origin of man as a distinct species by descent from some lower from, through the laws of variation and natural selection, than to explain the birth of the individual through the laws of ordinary reproduction. The birth both of the species and of the individual are equally parts of that grand sequence of events, which our minds refuse to accept as the result of blind chance." - Charles Darwin

"It is a simple logic truth that, short of mass emigration into space, with rockets taking off at the rate of several million per second, uncontrolled birth-rates are bound to lead to horribly increased death -rates. It is hard to believe that this simple truth is not understood by those leaders who forbid their followers to use effective contraceptive methods. They express a preference for "natural" methods of population limitation, and a natural method is exactly what they are going to get. It is called starvation." - Richard Dawkins

"It is a simple logic truth that, short of mass emigration into space, with rockets taking off at the rate of several million per second, uncontrolled birth-rates are bound to lead to horribly increased death -rates. It is hard to believe that this simple truth is not understood by those leaders who forbid their followers to use effective contraceptive methods. They express a preference for 'natural' methods of population limitation, and a natural method is exactly what they are going to get. It is called starvation." - Richard Dawkins

"Born often under another sky, placed in the middle of an always moving scene, himself driven by the irresistible torrent which draws all about him, the American has no time to tie himself to anything, he grows accustomed only to change, and ends by regarding it as the natural state of man. He feels the need of it, more he loves it; for the instability; instead of meaning disaster to him, seems to give birth only to miracles all about him." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"All are agreed that the various moral qualities are in a sense bestowed by nature: we are just, and capable of temperance, and brave, and possessed of the other virtues from the moment of our birth. But nevertheless we expect to find that true goodness is something different, and that the virtues in the true sense come to belong to us in another way. For even children and wild animals possess the natural dispositions, yet without Intelligence these may manifestly be harmful." - Aristotle

"Fashion is the most intense expression of the phenomenon of neomania, which has grown ever since the birth of capitalism. Neomania assumes that purchasing the new is the same as acquiring value... If the purchase of a new garment coincides with the wearing out of an old one, then obviously there is no fashion. If a garment is worn beyond the moment of its natural replacement, there is pauperization. Fashion flourishes on surplus, when someone buys more than he or she needs." - Stephen Bayley

"Yes, the natural sciences are telling us a great deal about human origins, the origins of our species the origins of our minds; we're on our way to explaining a large part of it. I'll accept an answer provided only by such means as obtaining and exploring, analyzing and arguing over the evidence - not because of a scribe's myopic view of the subject written 500 years before the birth of Christ!" - E O Wilson

"This is the real and urgent reason why we must prepare now to meet death wisely, to transform our karmic future, and to avoid the tragedy of falling into delusion again and again and repeating the painful round of birth and death. This life is the only time and place we can prepare in, and we can only truly prepare through spiritual practice: This is the inescapable message of the natural bardo of this life." - Sogyal Rinpoche

"Birth is violent, whether it be the birth of a child or the birth of an idea." - Marianne Williamson

"Birth is nothing where virtue is not" - Moliere

"Our jovial star reigned at his birth." - William Shakespeare

"Man with frailty is allied by birth." - Robert Lowth

"Conflict begins at the moment of birth." - Jean Baker Miller

"Birth is life's first lottery ticket." - Jeffrey Archer

"Birth, not death, is the hard loss." - Louise Glu?ck

"Healing the Earth, through Healing Birth." - Jeannine Parvati Baker

"To forbid birth is only quicker murder." - Tertullian

"Thus shadow owes its birth to light." - John Gay

"Talents go by nature not by birth." - Frederick The Great

"Birth is the epicenter of women's power" - Ani Difranco

"From birth to death we are alone ..." - Enid Bagnold

"Happiness is an exotic of celestial birth." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Birth, not death, is the hard loss." - Louise Gluck

"Only dreams give birth to change." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Peace on earth begins with birth." - Jeannine Parvati Baker

"The leading cause of death is birth." - Lewis H Lapham

"At birth the Devil touched my tongue." - Dorothy Parker

"Pro-life includes improving life after birth." - Mike Huckabee

"I've instinctively hated the Tories since birth." - Charlie Brooker

"Every birth is a getting to know." - Paul Claudel

"Birth is as safe as life gets." - Harriette Hartigan

"Birth is the epicenter of women's power." - Ani Difranco

"Nobility of birth commonly abateth industry." - Francis Bacon

"Birth, not death, is the hard loss." - Louise Glu

"A person can't help their birth." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Doc Rivers been hoarse since birth" - Jamie Foxx

"Thou shalt not give birth reluctantly." - Otto Rank

"Birth was the death of him." - Samuel Beckett

"We're more effective than birth control pills." - Johnny Carson

"Shadow owes its birth to light." - John Gay

"I've been a Brewers fan since birth." - Chad Harbach

"I have been vain since birth." - Wallace Shawn

"Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth." - Sophocles

"Death is feared as birth is forgotten." - Douglas Horton

"Hi, I'm Bill. I'm a birth survivor." - Bill Maher

"There are no natural barriers. It's all music. It's either hip or it ain't." - Lee Morgan

"It would be superfluous to receive by faith, things that can be known by natural reason" - Thomas Aquinas

"Contentment is natural wealth." - Socrates

"Women are natural anarchists." - Kim Gordon

"A lot of my cartoon voices are basically just variations on my natural voice." - Al Yankovic

"I understand why there's a natural suspicion of the "Next Big British Band."" - Gary Jarman

"Dada aimed to destroy the reasonable deceptions of man and recover the natural and unreasonable order." - Jean Arp

"Each natural agent works but to this end,- To render that it works on like itself." - George Chapman

"There is one unity, unified wholeness, total natural law, in the transcendental unified consciousness." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Do what you do with love, and success is a natural symptom." - James Altucher

"And, I wouldn't consider myself to be a natural pilot; I've had to work at it." - Duane G Carey

"Work hard! In the end, passion and hard work beats out natural talent." - Pete Docter

"Kids are natural scientists." - Alan Alda

"There's natural mentoring that goes on in my life every day." - Tom Douglas

"Society doesn't like to deal with death, but it is a natural part of living." - Harmon Killebrew

"I call religion a natural authority, but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority." - Herbert Read

"I need my natural laziness to be counteracted by obsession in order to do anything." - Vikram Seth

"Words may be false and full of art; Sighs are the natural language of the heart." - Thomas Shadwell

"A lot of people don't like the road, but it's as natural to me as breathing." - Bob Dylan

"Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The natural effect of sorrow over the dead is to refine and elevate the mind." - Washington Irving

"The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground." - Thomas Jefferson

"There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents." - Thomas Jefferson



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