Quotes about Adoption - Touching Quotations for Parents and Kids

Quotes about Adoption

Every child deserves to be part of a family who loves, nurtures, and cares for them. Even orphans and children who cannot be raised by their own biological parents need a home where they can be allowed to reach their fullest potential. Adopted children are blessings, not just for childless couples, but for anyone whose lives can be completed by taking care of someone who depends on them. These seven handpicked quotes on adoption underline the touching sentiment of children who have been adopted, and who will eventually grow up to be caring, sensitive adults because of the experience.

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!

-Author Unknown

Annie: I guess they're dead. I guess I've known that deep down for a long time.
Daddy Warbucks: I'm not giving up. Don't you give up.
Annie: I didn't want to be just another orphan, Mr. Warbucks. I wanted to believe I was special.
Daddy Warbucks: You are special! Never stop believing that!

-Annie (played by Aileen Quinn) to Daddy Warbucks (played by Albert Finney) in the film Annie (1982)

Quotes about Adoption

"Oh no. He's our son. He was meant to be ours…he was meant to be matched with us. So it's perfect."

-Journalist and anchorwoman Connie Chung, answering an interview question on whether adoption makes her regard her son differently

"I don't want to bring another kid into this world. But how do you argue against loving one that's already here?"

-David (played by John Cusack) in the narrative for the film Martian Child (2007)

But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.

-Galatians 4:4-6

"Our homes are good homes. We're hard-working people. We love. We live. We can raise people to be members of society. It is a crime to keep children who could be in a loving home away just because those two parents are of the same sex. It's a crime. It's just a shame."

-Musician Melissa Etheridge in a Huffington Post interview about her and partner Tammy Lynne Michaels' adopted kids

Quotes about Adoption

When love takes you in everything changes
A miracle starts with the beat of a heart
When love takes you home and says you belong here
The loneliness ends and a new life begins
When love takes you in it takes you in for good
When love takes you in

-Excerpt from the song When Love Takes You In by Steven Curtis Chapman

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