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Brilliantly Wonderful Quotes and Sayings About Adoption

Wonderful Quotes and Sayings About Adoption
Adoption brings with it a whole range of emotions, relationships, and ties. Let's delve deeper into this noble act and shed light on the varied emotions that it brings along.
Rujuta Borkar
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2018
The U.S. State Department in its annual report of 2013, has reported that American families adopted more than 7,000 children in the year 2012. In 2011, Americans adopted the highest number of children from China.
Adoption is a selfless act. It signifies hope and the promise of a better future. It leads to the birth of new relationships and a family. While the act in itself is extremely noble, there are several questions that are asked and several probing doubts that are put forth by the world. To be able to get past these and make a world of your own with your child is something that all adoptive parents have to deal with and strive to achieve. Once these niggling doubts have been soothed, the only thing that is left is your family.

To commemorate the varied emotions that a topic like adoption brings along, this AptParenting article will list out some of the most famous quotes for adoptive parents, as well as inspirational quotes about adoption for your reading.
Inspirational Adoption Quotes and Sayings
Adoption quote with three sisters
"I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two."
―Bob Constantine
"There are no unwanted children, just unfound families."
―Author Unknown
"I think adoption is a blessing all around when it's done right."
―Hugh Jackman
"My birth mother brought me into this world, but it was my adoptive parents who gave me life."
―Christina Romo
"People ask me. 'What about gay adoptions? Interracial? Single Parent?' I say. 'Hey fine, as long as it works for the child and the family is responsible.' My big stand is this: Every child deserves a home and love. Period."
―Dave Thomas
"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
"Adoption is when a child grew in its mommy's heart instead of her tummy."
―Author Unknown
Adoption quote baby yawning
"Adoption is the most intentional process on Earth."
―Jody Cantrell Dyer
"We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child."
―Jim Gritter
"Adoption is a beautiful, burdensome blessing."
―Jody Cantrell Dyer
"My adoption was treated as a celebration."
―Michael Reagan
"The adoption was challenging - the love arrived instantly."
― Author Unknown
"No one 'just adopts'."
―Jody Cantrell Dyer
"If a mother and father can love more than one child, then certainly a child can love more than one mother or father."
―Author Unknown
"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
"Adopted. Big Deal; so was Superman."
―Chris Crutcher
"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
"If children are God's Gift then adopted are God's child."
―Revathi Sankaran
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Quotes for Adoptive Parents
"The moment a child is born,
the mother is also born.
She never existed before.
The woman existed, but the mother, never.
A mother is something absolutely new."
"Aside from new babies, new mothers must be the most beautiful creatures on earth."
―Terri Guillemets
"Adoption was a bumpy ride―very bumpy. But, God, was it worth the fight."
―Mariska Hargitay
Adoption quote two diverse hands
"However motherhood comes to you, it's a miracle."
―Valerie Harper
"When she looks in the mirror, we want our daughter to know herself. It's hard to face the world when you don't know where your face came from."
―Adoptive parents
"Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother."
―Oprah Winfrey
"Time and experience have taught me a priceless lesson: Any child you take for your own becomes your own if you give of yourself to that child. I have born two children and had seven others by adoption, and they are all my children, equally beloved and precious."
―Dale Evans
Adoption quote mother kissing baby
"Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It's something quite magical."
―Nicole Kidman
"Giving birth does not make a mother. Placing a child for adoption does not make her less of one."
―Author Unknown
These were some of the most famous and inspirational quotes about adoption. The feelings and emotions that this great acts brings forth has no doubt, got you respecting not only the act but the people who are benevolent enough to actually make this happen and bring some hope into this world.
Multicultural family posing in the woods during autumn
Mother holding adopted baby daughter in mixed race family