And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will.
A name, it has more than nominal worth, And belongs to good or bad luck at birth
I do not pretend that birth control is the only way in which population can be kept from increasing. There are others, which, one must suppose, opponents of birth control would prefer.
He spoke, and loos'd our heart in tears. He laid us as we lay at birth On the cool flowery lap of earth.
The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way.
High birth is a gift of fortune which should never challenge esteem towards those who receive it, since it costs them neither study nor labor.
Acorns are planted silently by some unnoticed breeze.
Birth is a shadow. Courage, self-sustained, outlords succession's phlegm, and needs no ancestors.
A noble birth and fortune, though they make not a bad man good, yet they are a real advantage to a worthy one and place his virtues in a fairer light.
Well, we all are what we are, I guess you might say by an accident of birth.
Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
I had seen birth and death but had thought they were different.
Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave.
Most people's historical perspective begins with the day of their birth.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.
Birth and death are not two different states, but they are different aspects of the same state.
The death of what's dead is the birth of what's living.
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.
Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.
My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.
I came to the place of my birth and cried: "The friends of my youth, where are they?"--and an echo answered, "Where are they?
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