Every child of Heavenly Father born in the world is given at birth, as a free gift, the Light of Christ.
The enemy of human happiness as well as the cause of poverty and starvation is not the birth of children. It is the failure of people to do with the earth what God could teach them to do if only they would ask and then obey, for they are agents unto themselves.
Nationalism of the Irish type is often regarded as reactionary. With the World Revolution and the Classless Society waiting for the midwife, why take a torch to the stable to assist at the birth of a puppy? Even if the puppy is pedigree. On this question I am unable to make up my mind.
He has not lived badly whose birth and death has been unnoticed by the world.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
God is the most ancient of all things, for he had no birth.
After ‘Roe v. Wade’ – when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in 1973 – I thought the national conversation about abortion and birth control would be over. It was not.
In the land of my birth I cannot vote, whereas a young person of eighteen can vote. And why? Because he or she possesses that wonderful biological attribute – a white skin.
The question of religion was a matter for each individual’s conscience, and in a great many cases was the outcome of birth or residence in a certain geographical area.
Birth on U.S. territory has never been an absolute claim to citizenship.