70+ Best Adoption Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person’s biological or legal parent or parents. Inspirational adoption quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Adoption Quotes

Parenthood requires love. Not DNA! – Unknown

Adoption is complicated, but it is also rich with narratives of strength. – Jillian Lauren

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

I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two. – Bob Constantine

When people tell me how lucky my children are, I offer a reply that upholds the girls’ dignity while acknowledging the complicated truth. ‘No,’ I say, ‘we are all blessed to have found each other.’ – Julie Higgenbotham

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

Little souls find their way to you, whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s. – Sheryl Crow

adoption quotes

Adoption is the most intentional process on Earth. – Jody Cantrell Dyer

God knew that it doesn’t matter how your children get to your family. It just matters that they got there. – Kira Mortenson

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

Bound by love. Joined by hearts. Sent from heaven. A gift from God. – Unknown

Adoption – because family isn’t made from blood, it’s made from love. – Unknown

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

Adoption means I have a license to parent. Literally. – Nicole

We do not need to know the beginning of a child’s story to change the ending. – Fi Newood

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

I didn’t give you the gift of life. Life gave me the gift of you. – Unknown

The circumstances surrounding your birth are not as important as the opportunity to live. – Lailah Gifty Akita

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

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

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

However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle. – Unknown

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

Adoption is a journey of faith, from beginning to end. – Johnny Carr

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

A baby is born with a need to be loved—and never outgrows it. – Unknown

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

This baby wasn’t expected, he/she was selected! – Unknown

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

I was not expected,I was selected. – Unknown

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

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

My adoption was treated as a celebration. – Michael Reagan

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

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

If you have a heart for adoption. Don’t let fear stand in the way. – Unknown

The world may not change if you adopt a child, but for that child their world will change. – Unknown

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

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

The adoption was challenging – the LOVE arrived instantly. – Unknown

If you think our hands are full, you should see our hearts! – Unknown

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

Adopted. Big deal; so was Superman. – Unknown

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

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

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

Adoption is another word for love. – Unknown

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

Everything is hard before it is easy. – Unknown

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

We adopt not because we are rescuers but we are the rescued. – Unknown

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

There are no unwanted children, just unfound families. – Unknown

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

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

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

After all, children are children no matter their background. – Julie Andrews

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

Adoption helps put love back into a child’s life. – Unknown

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. – Lisa Ling

Super man was adopted. – Unknown

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. – Katherine Heigl

I did not give a pupy to someone I did not know.i had to give my baby to people I had never met. – Unknown

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

All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney

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

Giving birth doesn’t make a mother..placing a child for adoption doesnot make less of one. – Unknown

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

If a baby is not blessing for you right now.Let them be a blessing to someone else. – Unknown

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

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

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