37 Quotes About Adoption


For many, being adopted is a way of being saved. Finding a home where you are loved and secured is a goal of many unwanted or abandoned children. These quotes about adoption capture the trials and tribulations faced by both the children and parents during this time of adjustment.

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

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

“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.”

“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.”

“Adoption has been a part of my life and a part of my family, so it was how I wanted to start. It felt natural and right to me.”

“Adoption is not about finding children for families, it’s about finding families for children.”

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

“After all, children are children no matter their background.”

“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.”

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

“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.”

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

“Children, after all, are not just adults-in-the-making. They are people whose current needs and rights and experiences must be taken seriously.”

“Do you want to do something beautiful for God? There is a person who needs you. This is your chance.”

“Families don’t have to match. You don’t have to look like someone else to love them.”

“Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”

“Having a child means a piece of your heart is walking around in the world.”

“He who can reach a child’s heart can reach the worlds heart.”

“However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.”

“I am a living testament you can be adopted and successful.”

“I think adoption is a blessing all around when it’s done right.”

“If it gets to the point where I actually physically cannot have a child, there’s plenty of children in the world that need a stable home and loving parent. I’m so down for adoption.”

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

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

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

“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.”

“Nothing that you have not given away will ever truly be yours.”

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

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

“The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.”

“There are so many kids in this world, and in this country, that need homes. And so we’re perfectly content to look into adoption one day, if for some reason we aren’t able to have a biological child.”

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

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

“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.”

“We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child.”

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”

“Your children need your presence more than your presents.”

Many adoptive children have found a story of success in their life through adoption.

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