Once I started writing the screenplay of 'Bride & Prejudice,' I was convinced Jane Austen was a Punjabi in her previous birth.
An article can be timely, topical, engaged in the issues and personalities of the moment; it is likely to be stale within the month. In five years, it may have acquired the quaint aura of a rotary phone. An article is usually Siamese-twinned to its date of birth.
I've been on hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of auditions in my life, so it's not unusual that I went in for 'Glee.' What was unusual is that it was a week, exactly, after I had given birth.
Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.
I was assigned female at birth. My gender identify is non-binary.
The happiest lot for a man, as far as birth is concerned, is that it should be such as to give him but little occasion to think much about it.
As far as wages are concerned, the only difference between immigration and birth is that birth takes longer.
There are a lot of good arguments for birth control, but as far as terminating a life that has already come into existence, I haven't found any.
I'm not sure filming a birth is as hard as actual labour, but it's a really long, arduous day!
The birth of science rang the death-knell of an arbitrary and constantly interposing Supreme Power.
Already at the time of Israel's birth, Ben-Gurion extended his hand in peace to the Arab nations. His hand was rejected, but it remains extended.
When we come to the hospital to give birth, we don't come as a Jew or an Arab; we come as a human being.
My name at birth was Carol Joan Klein. It would take me five decades to appreciate my surname and the history that came with it. Along the way, I would add an 'e' to Carol and acquire several more surnames.
None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.
Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will.
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.
My natural mother died one month after I was born, apparently due to giving birth at an advanced age.
Personality is immediately apparent, from birth, and I don't think it really changes.
The birth mother is placing the baby out of love. I still believe that. Well, the ones we've dealt with who were actually pregnant, anyway.