„The planet has a fever. If your baby has a fever, you go to the doctor. If the doctor says you need to intervene here, you don't say, "Well, I read a science fiction novel that told me it's not a problem." If the crib's on fire, you don't speculate that the baby is flame retardant. You take action.“
„Lie down baby now don't say a word
There there baby your vision is blurred
Your head is so sore from all of that thinking
I don't want to hurt you now
But I think you're shrinking.“
— Elvis Costello English singer-songwriter 1954
Song lyrics, All This Useless Beauty (1996), The Other End (of the Telescope)
— Tom Petty American musician 1950 - 2017
Lyrics, Highway Companion (2006), Saving Grace
„I'll begin not to love you
Turn around, see me runnin'
I'll say I loved you years ago
Tell myself you never loved me, no
And did you say she was pretty?
And did you say that she loves you?
Baby, I don't wanna know.“
— Stevie Nicks American singer and songwriter, member of Fleetwood Mac 1948
The Dance (Fleetwood Mac album) (1997), Silver Springs
„Hush your highness, don't you breathe
No, baby, hold me in your arms, I'm shivering
But what's all this for?
If I was the battle, baby, you have won the war“
— Courtney Love American punk singer-songwriter, musician, actress, and artist 1964
Song lyrics, America's Sweetheart (2004), "Hold Onto Me"
„Maybe baby I'll have you,
Maybe baby you'll be true.
Maybe baby I'll have you for me. (All for me)It's funny honey you don't care-a-are,
You never listen to my prayer-a-yer,
Maybe baby you will love me someday“
— Buddy Holly American singer-songwriter 1936 - 1959
Song lyrics, Singles, someday Maybe Baby, written by Buddy Holly and Norman Petty (1957)
— Langston Hughes American writer and social activist 1902 - 1967
„They say that, 'Why are you telling us that this Knowledge has to be taken from me?' But I don't say that this Knowledge has to be taken from me. I want that you should take this Knowledge, that's only I want to tell you. I don't say take from, from me. Take it. If you want to take it from me, go ahead. I'll give you. You can get it from someone else, go to someone he will give you. But the problem is you have to take it. That is the main thing. That doesn't mean you take from me. Go around the world, search for the spiritual master. If you cannot get this Knowledge, and you cannot receive this true Knowledge, then please come to me and I will give you this Knowledge.“
— Prem Rawat controversial spiritual leader 1957
1970s, Frankfurt, Germany, March 11, 1972
„Don't worry about that baby. I love babies. I hear that baby crying, I like it. What a baby. What a beautiful baby. Don't worry, don't worry. The mom's running around like—don't worry about it, you know. It's young and beautiful and healthy and that's what we want. […] Actually, I was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here. That's all right. Don't worry. I, I think she really believed me that I love having a baby crying while I'm speaking. That's OK. People don't understand. That's OK.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
2010s, 2016, August, At a rally in Ashburn, Virginia. http://www.politico.com/story/2016/08/trump-kicks-out-baby-rally-226566 (August 2, 2016)
„There's some talk going 'round town
That you really don't give a damn
They say you really put me down
When I'm doing the best I can
I gave you all of my love
I even gave you my body
Tell me, baby, ain't that enough?“
— Prince American pop, songwriter, musician and actor 1958 - 2016
Song lyrics, Prince (1979), Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?
„How many times have you sat across from me?
And how many times have you told me you were leaving?
I'm not trying to listen cuz it's all the same.
And why, why are you constantly believing
That I, I could ever give you what you needed?
Baby, baby please don't put your faith in me.“
— Pink (singer) American singer-songwriter 1979
Song lyrics, Try This (2003), Catch Me While I'm Sleeping, written by Pink and Linda Perry
„You build up to it, don't you? You have that bit of a chat, and you go alright? Hows it going?. You get on an' that and then a little baby pops out.“
— Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972
On Sex, Podcast Series 1 Episode 3
„Cause there's a time when you're right
And you know you must fight,
Who's laughing, baby? Don't you know?
And there's a choice that we make,
And a choice you must take,
Who's laughing, baby?“
— Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
„My wife wants a dog. She already has a baby. The baby’s almost two. My wife says that the baby wants the dog.
My wife has been wanting a dog for a long time. I have had to be the one to tell her that she couldn’t have one. But now the baby wants a dog, my wife says. This may be true. The baby is very close to my wife. They go around together all the time, clutching each other tightly. I ask the baby, who is a girl, “Whose girl are you? Are you Daddy’s girl?” The baby says, “Momma,” and she doesn’t just say it once, she says it repeatedly, “Momma momma momma.”“
— Donald Barthelme American writer, editor, and professor 1931 - 1989
Forty Stories (1987), I don’t see why I should buy a hundred-dollar dog for that damn baby. “Chablis”, opening
„You know that it would be untrue
You know that I would be a liar
If I was to say to you
Girl, we couldn't get much higher.
Come on baby, light my fire —
Come on baby, light my fire —
Try to set the night on fire.“
— Robby Krieger American rock guitarist and songwriter 1946
"Light My Fire" (1967); because Jim Morrison sang this as The Doors first hit, and he was the group's primary songwriter, this is often mistakenly thought by many to have been written by Morrison.