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180 Inspiring and Cute Baby Quotes

Last Updated: December 7, 2022 by Team

There is nothing quite as exciting as waiting for the arrival of a new baby. As the due date gets closer and closer, you’ll look for every way to announce, pamper and welcome this new boy or girl into your family. Once your baby is born, you realize that parenting is never easy.

With a young child to take care of comes a lot of responsibility. Simultaneously, having that little angel in your life compensates for all the sleepless nights and the great responsibility that rests upon your shoulders.

We’ve compiled a list of inspirational quotes and sayings about babies. This collection of carefully picked baby quotes can come in handy when sending congratulations on a new baby’s birth or even announcing a newly born family member.

180 Cute Baby Quotes to Inspire New Parents

Top 10 Baby Quotes

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

“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

“I wasn’t going to shy away from getting married when I did and having a baby young and starting a family, even with the job that I chose.” – Stephen Curry

“Every hundred year, mother make baby like Iron Sheik, Michael Jordan and the Jesus. Only one chance to prove you are the real in a lifetime.” – The Iron Sheik

“This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.” – Will Rogers

“I’m not the king in my own house. I have to wash the dishes and take out the trash and say, ‘Yes, baby.’ I’m 6-foot-5, but I kind of walk around hunched over.” – Jason Momoa

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

“Whenever I want to laugh, I read a wonderful book, ‘Children’s Letters to God.’ You can open it anywhere. One I read recently said, ‘Dear God, thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.’” – Maya Angelou

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

“I think that my favourite animal is a baby possum, or a joey. The face of a really little joey is so divine – so, so gorgeous.” – Mem Fox

A sleeping baby on your chest can take the weight of the world off your shoulders.

Short Baby Quotes

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“We made a wish, and you came true.”

“Your first breath took ours away.”

“A baby is a dancing joy of life.” – Debasish Mridha

“A man is not complete until he has seen the baby he has made.”

“Babies are such a nice way to start people.” – Don Herold

“You’re my favorite reason to lose sleep.”

“Flowers are words which even a baby can understand.” – Arthur C. Coxe

“Abort the thought, save the baby” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

“Children see magic because they look for it.” – Christopher Moore

“Children make you want to start life over.” – Muhammad Ali

“A baby fills a place in your heart that you never knew was empty.”

“Babies make your heart bigger.” – Brienne Kearney

Loving a baby is acircular 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.

Baby Quotes For Mom

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“Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom.” – Linda Becker

“I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, Mother, what was war?” – Eve Merriam

“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

“I am not the first woman to multi-task. I am not the first woman to work and have a baby – there are many women who have done this before.” – Jacinda Ardern

“I am your mother, you are my child. I am your quiet place, you are my wild. I am your calm face, you are my giggle. I am your wait, you are my wiggle. I am your dinner, you are my chocolate cake. I am your bedtime, you are my wide awake. I am your lullaby, you are my peek-a-boo. I am your goodnight kiss, you are my I love you.”

“When the baby is born, all that pain (that was endured) vanishes in an instant. Love for that tiny baby makes one forget the pain, the fear. And as I’ve said before, love between mother and child is the highest experience, the closest to divine love.” – Hope Bradford

“In my experience nursing is waiting. The mother becomes the background against which the baby lives, becomes time. I used to exist against the continuity of time. Then I became the baby’s continuity, a background of ongoing time for him to live against. I was the warmth and milk that was always there for him, the agent of comfort that was always there for him. My body, my life, became the landscape of my son’s life. I am no longer merely a thing living in the world; I am a world.” – Sarah Manguso

“A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” – Victor Hugo

“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

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.”

“The children we bring into the world are small replicas of ourselves and our husbands; the pride and joy of grandfathers and grandmothers. We dream of being mothers, and for most of us that dreams are realized naturally. For this is the Miracle of Life.” – Azulene Williams

“When my friends began to have babies and I came to comprehend the heroic labor it takes to keep one alive, the constant exhausting tending of a being who can do nothing and demands everything, I realized that my mother had done all of these things for me before I remembered. I was fed; I was washed; I was clothed; I was taught to speak and given a thousand other things, over and over again, hourly, daily, for years. She gave me everything before she gave me nothing.” – Rebecca Solnit

“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

“To profoundly understand a baby, you must first be a mother.” – Debasish Mridha

“A mother does not become pregnant in order to provide employment to medical people. Giving birth is an ecstatic jubilant adventure not available to males. It is a woman’s crowning creative experience of a lifetime.” – John Stevenson

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

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

“There is not much you can say about a baby unless you are talking with its father or another mother or nurse; infants are not part of the realm of ordinary language, talk is inadequate to them as they are inadequate to talk.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

“It is only the first baby that takes up the whole of a woman’s time. Five or six do not require nearly so much attention as one.” – Jerome K. Jerome

Let your baby sleep, For when she wakes she will move mountains

Inspirational Baby Quotes

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

“All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.” – Abraham Maslow

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

“May angels guard you through the night and keep you safe ’til morning light.”

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

“Everybody needs some time to rejuvenate, refresh, recharge and begin again. Seeing babies face is the best way to relax, refresh, rejuvenate and recharge.” – Revathi Sankaran

“Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life.” – Nuno Bettencourt

“Don’t stand unmoving outside the door of a crying baby whose only desire is to touch you. Go to your baby. Go to your baby a million times. Demonstrate that people can be trusted, that the environment can be trusted, that we live in a benign universe.” – Peggy O’Mara

“I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.”

“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

“It’s way too early for him to be talking anyhow but I see in his eyes something and I see in his eyes a voice and I see in his eyes a whole new set of words” – Sherman Alexie

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

Baby Quotes From The Bible

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“A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

“It’s never the right time to have kids, but it’s always the right time for screwing. God’s not dumb. He knows how it works.” – Justin Halpern

“For this child, I have prayed and the Lord has granted the desires of my heart.”

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Children bring us a piece of heaven on earth.” – Roland Leonhardt

“Baby – a little bit of heaven sent down to earth.”

“Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.” – C.S. Lewis

“All of God’s grace in one tiny face.”

“Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever-fresh and radiant possibility.” – Kate Douglas Wiggin

“It is no small thing that they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” – Charles Dickens

New Born Baby Quotes

“Babies are the buds of life ready to bloom like a fresh flower to refresh humanity.” – Debasish Mridha

“As babies, we’re born blank sheets of paper. Not a single mark. As we grow older, lines form, then colors and patterns. Before long that paper is all sorts of brilliant. Like a kaleidoscope, no two exactly alike.” – Shannon Wiersbitzky

“Newborn babies can’t do much on their own – they can’t eat or walk or talk on the phone. But every parent is sure their creation is without a doubt a tremendous sensation.” – Jennifer Davis

“A baby is born with a need to be loved—and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark

“When a child is born, its sense-organs are brought in contact with the outer world. The waves of sound, heat, and light beat upon its feeble body, its sensitive nerve fibres quiver, the muscles contract and relax in obedience: a gasp, a breath, and in this act a marvelous little engine, of inconceivable delicacy and complexity of construction, unlike any on earth, is hitched to the wheel-work of the Universe.” – Nikola Tesla

“The groove is so mysterious. We’re born with it and we lose it and the world seems to split apart before our eyes into stupid and cool. When we get it back, the world unifies around us, and both stupid and cool fall away. I am grateful to those who are keepers of the groove. The babies and the grandmas who hang on to it and help us remember when we forget that any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.” – Lynda Barry

“You may hate being pregnant, but the minute the baby is born, she is God’s precious child, given to you as a gift.” – Sandra Dallas

“On the day you were born the angels clapped their hands and the moon danced with the stars.”

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda J. Le Shan

“In infancy, our blood is strong and our energy is plentiful. Mind and body thought and action is one. Everything we do is in harmony with the natural order. The infant is not affected by things that happen around him. Virtue and ethics cannot restrain his will. Naked and free of social conventions, he follows the natural path of the heart.” – Liezi

Happiness is when you're singing lullabies as you watch your baby fall asleep.

Rainbow Baby Quotes

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“Your fingerprints are on my heart.” – Tom Krause

“When we lose one blessing, another is most often unexpectedly given in its place.” – C.S. Lewis

“We needed something to express our joy, our beauty, our power. And the rainbow did that.” – Gilbert Baker

“Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever.” – The Prophet

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain.” – Dolly Parton

“The pain you have been feeling can’t compare to the joy that is coming.” – Romans 8: 18

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” – A.A. Milne

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.” – Corinthians 13: 7-8

“I am going to send an angel in front of you, to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that you have prepared.” – Exodus 23: 20

“For this child we have prayed.” – 1 Samuel 1:27-28

“For love is as strong as death.” – Song of Solomon 8:6

“Everyone wants happiness, no one wants pain; but you can’t have a rainbow without a little rain.”

“Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.” – Lord Byron

“An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby’s birth. Then whispered as she closed the book, “too beautiful for earth”.”

A baby's smile is a bit of sunlight wrapped in your arms.

Cute Baby Quotes

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“Precious one, so small, so sweet. Dancing in on angel’s feet. Straight from heaven’s brightest star. What a miracle you truly are.”

“A happy baby has shining eyes. It walks open-hearted into the world and spreads the magic.” – Sigrid Leo

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

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

“A baby’s cry is precisely as serious as it sounds.” – Jean Liedloff

“There’s really nothing quite so sweet as tiny little baby feet.”

“A baby is as pure as an angel and as fresh as a blooming flower.” – Debasish Mridha

“Babies do not want to hear about babies; they like to be told of giants and castles.” – Samuel Johnson

“The baby’s body lay in a bassinet. He was the size of a half loaf of bread, his bones light as a bird’s and stretched with thin skin.” – Jodi Picoult

“His little hands stole my heart. His little feet ran away with it.”


Funny Baby Quotes

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“And though she is but little, she is fierce.”

“When you meet chimps you meet individual personalities. When a baby chimp looks at you it’s just like a human baby. We have a responsibility to them.” – Jane Goodall

“The trouble with babies is that they are made like a safe – no way to see what’s inside and no guarantee that the effort will be worth the trouble. Spin the numbers, crack the code, but the door won’t swing open. Babies are safes on time-delay. It takes years for the door to swing open, and even when it does, the best minds are undecided as to the value of the contents” – Jeanette Winterson

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

“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

“The best baby-sitters, of course, are the baby’s grandparents. You feel completely comfortable entrusting your baby to them for long periods, which is why most grandparents flee to Florida.” – Dave Barry

“The tots both started laughing. On the same day. I’m now obsessed with getting them to do it. Babies laughing is like opium.” – Neil Patrick Harris

“Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day.” – Taylor Hanson

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

“Babies used to make me nervous, but these squirmy things are awesome once you’ve read the manual.” – David Z. Hirsch

“That’s why babies cry so much. All of a sudden having a body is a lot to deal with.” – Ron Koertge

“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

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

“For having a baby’s sweet face so close to your own, for so long a time as it takes to nurse ’em, is a great tonic for a sad soul.” – Erica Eisdorfer

“Ah, babies! They’re more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts.” – Tina Fey

“If you were to open up a baby’s head – and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should – you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland.” – Dave Barry

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

“I love you forever. I’ll like you for always. As long as I’m living, my baby, you’ll be.”

“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

“For me, this baby was the most precious thing I had ever had. He was my treasure, my joy, my world, my everything now.” – Preeti Shenoy

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

“For all the things my hands have held the best by far is you.”

“You’ll learn to lower your expectations about what you can accomplish in a day. Some days, it will be all you can do to keep baby safe, warm, and fed. And that will be enough.”


Baby Girl Quotes

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“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of.” – Bethany Hamilton

“There’s no better feeling than making your little girls laugh.” – Jerry O’Connell

“A daughter is one of the best gifts this world has to give.” – Laurel Atherton

“A tiny daughter gives parents a life in a climate of perpetual wonder.” – Pierre Doucet


Baby Boy Quotes

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“I am very thankful and blessed to have a healthy and happy baby boy and baby mama.” – Eric Church

“Little boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“A baby boy has a special way of bringing out the man in his father and the little boy in his grandfather.” – Tanya Masse

“And she loved a little boy very, very much, even more than she loved herself” – Shel Silverstein, The Giving Tree

“If I have a monument in this world, it is my son.” – Maya Angelou

There are hard days in motherhood. But looking at your sleeping baby reminds you why it's all worth it.

Baby Shower Quotes

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“Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the everywhere and into here.” – George Macdonald

“This baby is your blessing, I wish happiness in every way, Good luck God bless, I say And many blessings and wishes, To welcome baby into your life today.”

“Ten little fingers, ten perfect toes fill our hearts with love that overflows.”

“Sometimes the smallest things take the most room in your heart.”

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

“From there to here from here to there, baby things are everywhere.” – Dr Seuss

“Every child begins the world again.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.” – Jeremiah 1:5

“Babies: Messier, louder, sweeter, softer, and more loveable than you could ever imagine.”

“Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God.” – Barretto

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” – Eda J. Le Shan

“A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for.”

“A baby is sunshine and moonbeams and more brightening your world has never seen before.”

“A baby is cuddles and tickles on toes, The sweet scent of powder, a kiss on the nose.”

“A baby is born with a need to be loved and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark

“A baby is an inestimable blessing and a bother..” – Mark Twain

“A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race.” – Barbara Christine Seifert

“A baby in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.” – Martin Fraquhar Tupper

A baby is born with a need for love and never outgrows it. Frank A.Clark

Baby Smile Quotes

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“Babies smile in their sleep because they’re listening to the whispering of angels.”

“It is a smile of a baby that makes life worth living.” – Debasish Mridha

“Please don’t wait until the doctors tell you that you are going to have a baby to begin to take care of it. It is already there. Whatever you are, whatever you do, your baby will get it. Anything you eat, any worries that are on your mind will be for him or her. Can you tell me that you cannot smile? Think of the baby, and smile for him, for her, for the future generations. Please don’t tell me that a smile and your sorrow just don’t go together. It’s your sorrow, but what about your baby? It’s not his sorrow, it’s not her sorrow.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Babies are living dolls with dancing smiles that come from the stars to still our hearts.” – Debasish Mridha

“I know now why God gave us babies. They require constant attention, of course. They make messes and disturb the peace, but their cuteness and smiles are something the only reminder of God we have in the house.” – Ann Rinaldi

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

“There’s nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn’t even have to matter what they’re laughing about.” – Criss Jami

Baby: Cute alarm clock that sleeps, poops and cries. Not in that particular order.

Baby Love Quotes

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“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

“You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known. And even that is an understatement.”

“The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.” – Johnny Depp

“A first child is your own best foot forward, and how you do cheer those little feet as they strikeout. You examine every turn of flesh for precocity and crow it to the world. But the last one: the baby who trails her scent like a flag of surrender through your life when there will be no more coming after – oh, that’ s love by a different name.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“Our baby gives herself to me completely. There is no hesitation, no reservation, no holding back, no coldness, no craft, no tremor of fear in her love. Although our relationship may encompass tears, frustration, even fury, it is an utterly reliable bond. As it grows, her love is literally unadulterated. Her love is whole of the child, pure in its essence as children are in their direct passions. Children do not love wisely, but perhaps they love the best of all.” – Louise Erdrich

“Babies cry at birth because it is the first time they experience separation from love.” – Kamand Kojouri

“I loved you from the very start. You stole my breath, embraced my heart. Our life together has just begun. You’re part of me, my little one.”

“Babies are soft. Anyone looking at them can see the tender, fragile skin and know it for the rose-leaf softness that invites a finger’s touch. But when you live with them and love them, you feel the softness going inward, the round-cheeked flesh wobbly as custard, the boneless splay of the tiny hands. Their joints are melted rubber, and even when you kiss them hard, in the passion of loving their existence, your lips sink down and seem never to find the bone. Holding them against you, they melt and mold, as though they might at any moment flow back into your body.” – Diana Gabaldon

“Ten little fingers, ten perfect toes, fill our hearts with love that overflows.”

“An infant no more than six weeks old – a person in the still floppy, stunned by visual stimuli, sucking, arm and foot waving, grunting, grimacing phase of life. How I had loved that stage in my own Daisy’s path of becoming.” – Siri Hustvedt

“May you always know my little one you were wished for, longed for, prayed for and wanted. I love you.”

“I love you more than I can bear.”

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

“A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above – a handful of happiness, a heart full of love. The mystery of life, so sacred and sweet. The giver of joy so deep and complete. Precious and priceless, so lovable, too. The world’s sweetest miracle, baby, is you.”

“I love you to the moon and back, to infinity and beyond. Forever and ever.”

“A baby is a blessing. A gift from heaven above, a precious little angel to cherish and to love.”

“You’re my definition of perfect. Love.”

“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby- awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” – Lemony Snicket

“We all started off this way – small little bundles of joy. Me, Aires, Noah, Lila, Isaiah, and even Beth. At some point, someone held us and loved us.” – Katie McGarry

“New days should be greeted like new lovers and babies toddling along a table looking back to make sure we’re watching.” – Darnell Lamont Walker

“Babies are the buds of imagination that are ready to bloom with lights of love and affection.” – Debasish Mridha

“I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.” – Charles Dickens

“So this is the miracle that I’ve been dreaming of. This is love.”

“No one else will ever know the strength of my love for you. After all, you’re the only one who knows what my heart sounds like from the inside.”

“This is the start of your sweet little story. The part where your page meets mine. No matter where your tale takes you tomorrow our story will always read love.”

“I love you as high as airplanes fly.”

“Let me love you a little more before you’re not little anymore.”

“A baby makes love stronger, the days shorter, the nights longer, savings smaller, and a home happier.”

“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

“A baby is a wishing well. Everyone puts their hopes, their fears, their pasts, their two cents in.” – Elizabeth Bard

Final Thoughts

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Just like the sun coming up in the morning, a baby’s birth never ceases to excite people and give us hope. The arrival of a new baby girl or boy is an inspiring moment that symbolizes existence itself and sets paths toward a better future.

To sum up, your excitement can be challenging in finding the perfect sentiment. Use these Inspiring quotes about babies to express your excitement. Did you enjoy these cute baby quotes? Which of the quotes is your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

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