One of the most obvious results having

One of the most obvious results of having a baby around the house is to turn two good people into complete idiots who probably wouldn’t have been much worse than mere imbeciles without it.  ~Georges Courteline, La Philosophie de Georges CourtelineRC

A little child born yesterday a thing

…a little child, born yesterday,
A thing on mother’s milk and kisses fed…

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~"Hymn to Mercury" (one of the Homeric Hymns), translated from Greek by Percy Bysshe Shelley

When babies look beyond you and giggle

When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they’re seeing angels.  ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

A baby is a blank cheque made

A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.  ~Barbara Christine Seifertquoted in What Is a Baby?, Richard & Helen Exley, FW