48+ Best Abortion Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational abortion quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Abortion Quotes

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between. – Mother Teresa

No woman wants an abortion as she wants an ice cream cone or a Porsche. She wants an abortion as an animal caught in a trap wants to gnaw off its own leg. – Frederica Mathewes-Green

Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life. – Potter Stewart

A person is a person no matter how small. – Dr. Seuss

In abortion, the person who is massacred, physically and morally, is the woman. – Italo Calvino

Abortion … interferes with God’s plan a plan He willed before He created the universe. Abortion is in violation of God-given life. – Richard C. Halverson

Abortion is an attack on the family and the humanity that unites us all. – Alveda King

What is this ban on abortion? It is a survival of the veiled face, of the barred window and the locked door, burning, branding, mutilation, stoning, of all the grip of ownership and superstition come down on woman, thousands of years ago. – Stella Browne

Abortion is defended today as a means of ensuring the equality and independence of women, and as a solution to the problems of single parenting, child abuse, and the feminization of poverty. – Robert Casey

Abortion is legal because babies can’t vote. – Joseph Bonkowski

I hate abortions, but just could not make that choice for someone else. – Barbara Bush

Abortion is an issue of conscience for the Labour party. – Diane Abbott

In the case of abortion, one pits the life of the fetus against the interests of the pregnant woman. – Leon Kass

If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament. – Florynce R. Kennedy

I’ve noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born. – Ronald Reagan

If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwanted government intrusion into matters so fundamentally affecting a person as the decision to bear or beget a child. – William Brennan

Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap. – Robert Casey

Any woman who has felt a baby stir inside her [and] any man who has seen the tiny heart pulsing on an ultrasound screen, knows that abortion is about ending a life. – Karen Kissane

Abortion … interferes with God’s plan–a plan He willed before He created the universe. Abortion is in violation of God-given life. – Richard C. Halverson

Many people are very, very concerned with the children in India, with the children in Africa where quite a number die, maybe of malnutrition, of hunger and so on, but millions are dying deliberately by the will of the mother. And this is what is the greatest destroyer of peace today. Because if a mother can kill her own child — what is left for me to kill you and you kill me — there is nothing between. – Mother Teresa

Abortion should not only be safe and legal, it should be rare. – Bill Clinton

Abortion is not a favor for the medical profession to bestow but an obligation for them to perform. – Leslie Cannold

Abortion is the easy way out. It’s hardly surprising that people should choose the most convenient exit from awkward situations. – Tony Abbott

Somebody who should have been born is gone. – Anne Sexton

Let’s not pretend that abortion isn’t about the mass slaughter of innocents. – Michael Aston

I have met thousands and thousands of pro-choice men and women. I have never met anyone who is pro-abortion. Being pro-choice is not being pro-abortion. Being pro-choice is trusting the individual to make the right decision for herself and her family, and not entrusting that decision to anyone wearing the authority of government in any regard. – Hillary Rodham Clinton

In short, I’m not sure that the abortion problem can be solved by legislation. I think it can only be solved through moral persuasion. – Tony Campolo

I am pro-choice, but I find that abortion is a failure of the feminist establishment. With every kind of birth control available in the world, abortion is not something to be proud of. If you need an abortion, you’ve failed. – Tammy Bruce

Abortion is a question of choice. – Robert Casey

I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion she should … I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder. – Nancy Reagan

I don’t think there is a good reason for an abortion, but Dr. Jasper made me really realize it was just a racket. He was just doing it for the money. He didn’t care about the women. – Norma Mccorvey

The product, abortion, is skillfully marketed and sold to the woman at the crisis time in her life. She buys the product, finds it defective and wants to return it for a refund. But, it’s too late. – Carol Everett

No woman has an abortion for fun. – Elizabeth Joan Smith

When you peel back the layers of the anti-choice motivation, it always comes back to two things: What is the nature and purpose of human sexuality? And second, what is the role of women in the world? Sex and the role of women are inextricably linked, because if you can separate sex from procreation, you have given women the ability to participate in society on an equal basis with men. – Gloria Feldt

Abortion is an act of desperation. It’s an awful solution to a situation that God can work out for good through adoption. – Bob Carlisle

It is always the moralists who do the most harm. Abortion is the logical outcome of civilization, only the jungle gives birth and moulders away as nature decrees. Man plans. – Max Frisch

Abortion is the ultimate violence. – Robert Casey

To forbid birth is only quicker murder…. He is a man, who is to be a man; the fruit is always present in the seed. – Tertullian

Abortion should be listed as a weapon of mass destruction against the voiceless. – E.A. Bucchianeri

Abortion may bury our children, but it can never bury their memory. – Shadia Hrichi

Abortion is an atrocity. Those who practice or praise it are either damn idiots, misguided fools, or treacherous devils. – Christopher Titus

We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life the unborn — without diminishing the value of all human life. – Ronald Reagan

Abortion is a right I feel must not go away, and I feel like people aren’t mobilizing so much because it’s so complicated and it’s difficult to understand. – Cynthia Nixon –

I do not believe in abortion at will. I do not believe that if a woman just wants to have an abortion, she should… I do believe if you have an abortion you are committing murder. – Nancy Reagan

How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers. – Mother Teresa

I believe every abortion is a tragedy. – Diane Abbott

If they are opposed to abortion, they should be for preventing unintended pregnancies. – Louise Slaughter

Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not get. – Gwendolyn Brooks