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The Best Adoption Quotes And Sayings

Here’s a selection of Adoption Quotes, covering topics such as inspiration, love and tough times.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

There are so many animals in shelters that need homes. Rather than going to a breeder and buying a dog, or a puppy mill or anything like that, I’ve always been a big fan of adoption.
Gus Kenworthy

It’s important to realize that we adopt not because we are rescuers.No.We adopt because we are rescued.
David Platt

Adoption is not the call to have the perfect, rosy family. It is the call to give love, mercy, and patience.
Hope For Orphans

I think adoption is a blessing all around when it’s done right.
Hugh Jackman

Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It’s something quite magical.
Nicole Kidman

If we adopted jack,” I quip, “we’d have to give him combat pay for an allowance.
Daven Anderson

We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child.
James L. Gritter

There are times when the adoption process is exhausting and painful and makes you want to scream. But, I am told, so does childbirth.
Scott Simon

Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
Dave Thomas

Orphans? would you really? adopt children?”
“there are advantages. If they turn out badly, we can blame their natural parents. We can also choose our own assortment of ages and genders. We can even get them ready-grown, if we wish.
Loretta Chase

Not flesh of my flesh, nor bone of my bone, but still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, you didn’t grow under my heart but in it.
Fleur Conkling Heyliger

Our principal role as designers is to accelerate new ideas and the adoption of new ideas.
Yves Behar

It is not a liberty of circumstance, conceded to us alone, that we wish; it is the adoption absolute of the principle that no man, born red, black or white, can be the property of his fellow man.
Toussaint Louverture

To be a mother is a beautiful thing, but to be able to assume the role for a child in need is nothing less than amazing. I believe that any woman who takes on the role of a mother, whether it be naturally or through foster care or adoption, should be held in the highest regard.
Raheem DeVaughn

Adopting one child won’t change the world: but for that child, the world will change.

A full accounting of adoption as an option would not underestimate its emotional challenges – the grief and loss for birth mothers, the uncertainties for adoptive parents operating under a patchwork of state laws.
Nina Easton

I do have the most adorable little Chihuahua mix. I adopted him about 3 1/2 years ago from Much Love pet adoption, and he has been the love of my life ever since. His name is Beau, or as my sister and I like to call him ‘ mushy mush’ because he truly is just a pile of loving mush that just melts in your arms.
Torrey DeVitto

Anyone who ever wondered how much they could love a child who did not spring from their own loins, know this: it is the same. The feeling of love is so profound, it’s incredible and surprising.
Nia Vardalos

Because now I know what I have been waiting for. I know exactly why the other processes didn’t work. I know I was supposed to wait for this little girl.
Nia Vardalos

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
Desmond Tutu

There are young people having babies every day that cannot possibly take care of them, and, as people who believe that every life is beautiful, we need to make them aware of another choice – to give that beautiful life up for adoption.
John Schneider

We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
Jamie Lee Curtis

I have worked positively and successfully with Senator Sessions on issues like adoption and human trafficking.
Amy Klobuchar

I say to everybody, ‘Adoption is not for the faint of heart.’
Mariska Hargitay

The age of the rock star ended with the passing of physical product, the rise of automated percussion, the domination of the committee approach to hit-making, the widespread adoption of choreography, and, above all, the advent of the mystique-destroying Internet.
David Hepworth

Why was the amendment, expressly declaring the right of the people to exclude slavery, voted down? Plainly enough now, the adoption of it would have spoiled the niche for the Dred Scott decision.
Abraham Lincoln

Was it the act of giving birth that made you a mother? did you lose that label when you relinquished your child? if people were measured by their deeds, on the one hand, I had a woman who had chosen to give me up; on the other, I had a woman who’d sat up with me at night when I was sick as a child, who’d cried with me over boyfriends, who’d clapped fiercely at my law school graduation. Which acts made you more of a mother?

both, I realized. Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.

Jodi Picoult

It takes a huge amount of effort to move from a successful high-tech prototype to broader adoption of an imaging technology.
Eric Betzig

Adoption carries the added dimension of connection not only to your own tribe but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties, and family. It is the larger embrace.
Isabella Rossellini

The thought that being a mother will complete a woman has ruined the opportunity of thousands of orphan kids getting a home, a family.
Nitya Prakash

Adoption is when a child grew in its mommy’s heart instead of her tummy.

The nurse pointed out that identical twins were already clones in a sense, and mother emmanuel suggested that the soul to worry about belonged to the person who would have himself cloned at great expense when so many unwanted children were going hungry.
Mark Salzman

My life has been shaped by the decision two people made over 24 years ago. They decided to adopt a child. They got me, and I got a chance at the kind of life all children deserve.
Karen Fowler

Adoptive Mom? I am Mom. I need no other label or prefix.
Joanne Greco

By choice, we have become a family, first in our hearts, and finally in breath and being. Great expectations are good; great experiences are better.
Richard Fischer

My mantra is: ‘Good design accelerates the adoption of new ideas.’
Yves Behar

Think about it: if the world could see how much adoption means from a cat’s point of view, shelters would be empty.
Hannah Simone

Little souls find their way to you, whether their from your womb or someone elses.
Sheryl Crow

That the object of the Brahmins in giving up beef-eating was to snatch away from the Buddhist Bhikshus the supremacy they had acquired is evidenced by the adoption of vegetarianism by Brahmins.
B. R. Ambedkar

The beggarly question of parentage–what is it, after all? what does it matter, when you come to think of it, whether a child is yours by blood or not? all the little ones of our time are collectively the children of us adults of the time, and entitled to our general care. That excessive regard of parents for their own children, and their dislike of other people’s, is, like class-feeling, patriotism, save-your-own-soul-ism, and other virtues, a mean exclusiveness at bottom.
Thomas Hardy

I love russia because russia gave me you.
John M. Simmons

They had always dreamed of a large family but have now realized that they would be equally blessed to have even one child.
Jane Green

Giving users easy access to many different kinds of digital assets on the blockchain and, particularly, tokens that are linked to assets in the real world, is crucial to seeing blockchain adoption reach the next level, and I applaud Digix Global’s initiative in being the first of many such projects to successfully launch.
Vitalik Buterin

Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.
Jodi Picoult

Listen to your hearts, parents! you are the expert when it comes to knowing your child. I love the scripture that says we are to let the peace of god rule in our hearts…in other words, peace in your heart is to be like an umpire calling the shots. When in doubt–don’t!.
Sherrie Eldridge

The martyrdom of Lalaji has shaken the Congressmen. Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru is planning something solid to be presented for adoption in the coming session of the Congress, but I am not sure if he would be able to do something.
Bhagat Singh

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.
Richard Bach

What is less often noticed is that it is precisely the kind of moral instruction that parents are constantly trying to give their children — concrete, imaginative, teaching general principles from particular instances, and seeking all the time to bring the children to appreciate and share the parent’s own attitudes and view of life… the all-embracing principles of conduct.
J.I. Packer

Adoption is not about finding children for families, it’s about finding families for children.
Joyce Maguire Pavao

My birth mother brought me into this world, but it was my adoptive parents who gave me life.
Christina Romo

Almost as soon as I went vegan, people started telling me that my skin looked great, and that I appeared younger, slimmer, and healthier. I’m convinced that of all the changes I’ve made to my lifestyle, it’s the adoption of a vegan diet that has been best for me – physically, mentally, and certainly spiritually.

I’m eternally grateful to {our birth mother}, but wish I had never needed her. It’s a loaded friendship, a complex connection.
Jana Wolff

Meeting your adoptive baby is like being set up on a blind date with someone you will have to spend the next eighteen years with. You care about looks, because you desperately want to fall in love with the stranger who will be your child.
Jana Wolff

I reached down and picked up a baseball bat at my feet and I flung it as hard as it could. It circled and arced high in the air until it slammed against the side of the dining hall with a crack and fell.
i sat down in the dirt. Then I lay down in the dirt.
because not only was there no trail to follow, there was no evidence he’d ever been here.
there was no evidence any of them had been here.
Laura Anderson Kurk

Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.
Amalia G.

Adoption was such a positive alternative to abortion, a way to save one life and brighten two more: those of the adoptive parents.
George W. Bush

Adopting any child is a walk into the unknown. It takes Faith.

Market type determines the startup’s customer feedback and acquisition activities and spending. It changes customer needs, adoption rates, product features, and positioning as well as its launch strategies, channels and activities.
Steve Blank

To adoptees. Never be afraid of searching for the truth. The joy that may await you will far outweigh the burden of your long journey.
Diamond Mike Watson

She wasn’t tracking down her father to learn more about him. She was tracking him down to learn more about herself.
Brad Meltzer

And even though I adore the fact that francesca has ben’s eyes, I also see now that her biological connection to us is irrelevant. She is her own little person. She is francesca. If we weren’t her “natural” parents, we would still have loved her just as much.
Liane Moriarty

Orphanages are the only places that ever left me feeling empty and full at the same time.
John M. Simmons

Children and mothers never truly part, bound together by the beating of one another’s heart.
Charlotte Gray

My biological mother later found out that my mother had never graduated from college and that my father had never graduated from high school. She refused to sign the final adoption papers. She only relented a few months later when my parents promised that I would someday go to college.
Steve Jobs

Love runs stronger than blood. Deeper than any name you could give me.” – maraly.
Andrew Peterson

A child born to another woman calls me mom. The depth of the tragedy and the magnitude of the privilege are not lost on me.
Jody Landers

I believe one of the most sacrificial acts of love adoptive parents can do is to give up their preconceptions and agendas about what their child’s views “should” be and be open to hear the conflicting emotions and thoughts their child often experiences.
Sherrie Eldridge

For over 200 years after the adoption of the Second Amendment, it was uniformly understood as not placing any limit on either federal or state authority to enact gun control legislation.
John Paul Stevens

Adoption comes from the heart, but the adoption process comes from the Law. You should follow your heart, but be sure you also follow the law.
Irina ORear

There,” she said. She rocked him back and forth. “there, you foolish, beautiful boy who wants to change the world. There, there. And who could keep from loving you? who could keep from loving a boy so brave and true?.
Kate DiCamillo

Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.
Robert A. Heinlein

It is not imitation that makes sons. It is sonship that make imitators.
Martin Luther

Be able to see people’s humanity. I think the way that you do that and see people for more than their surface value is, say, you’re reading something in the news: the gender pay gap, or gay adoption, anything that involves a group of people being marginalized.
Jonathan Van Ness

If you have a heart for adoption don’t let fear stand in the way.
Doug Chapman

Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.
Leigh Anne Tuohy

The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
Erwin Rommel

However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.
Valerie Harper

They may not have my eyes, they may not have my smile, but they have all my heart.

As we grew to love South Australia, we felt that we were in an expanding society, still feeling the bond to the motherland, but eager to develop a perfect society, in the land of our adoption.
Catherine Helen Spence

A son or daughter in any human family is either born to or adopted by the parents. By definition, a child can’t be both. But with god we’re both born of him and adopted by him.
Jerry Bridges

I hold my daughter in my arms and thank god for bringing her to me. If the standard route for creating a family had worked for me, I wouldn’t have met this child. I needed to know her. I needed to be her mother. I know now why all those events happened. Or didn’t happen. So I could meet this little girl. She is, in every way, my daughter. I am carrying my funny gift from god and all is good.
Nia Vardalos

Every day I get to ‘Think’ and work on everything from digitizing electric grids so they can accommodate renewable energy and enable mass adoption of electric cars, helping major cities reduce congestion and pollution, to developing new micro-finance programs that help tiny businesses get started in markets such as Brazil, India, Africa.
Ginni Rometty

Women who give up their children for adoption are years and years later talking about how painful it was, much more than women who have abortions.
Katha Pollitt

Since I was five, i’ve known that I was adopted, which is a politically correct term for being clueless about one’s own origins.
Jodi Picoult

La infertilidad no es el punto final en el anhelo de ser padres.
Margarita Martinez Meza

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