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Inspirational Adoption Quotes and Sayings
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♥"The adoption took time...The love arrived instantly."
♥ "Adoptive Mom? I am a Mom. I need no other label or prefix." Joanne Greco
♥ "Anyone who ever wondered how much they could love a child who did not spring from their loins, know this: it is the same. The feeling of love is so profound, it's incredible and surprising." Nia Vardalos
♥ "Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It's something quite magical,” Nicole Kidman
♥ "To give them what I never had heals me. Some days I look at them and almost start to cry. I think, how can I love them more, than I did the day before? But it keeps growing." Rosie O"Donnell
♥ “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
♥ “Is she your real daughter?” they asked me. “Real?” I questioned. “What do you mean real? She is a child not born of my flesh, that’s true. But she is a child truly born within my heart….within my soul. Yes, she is real.” An adoptive mother
♥ “Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.” Oprah Winfrey
♥ "My adoption was treated as a celebration." Michael Reagan
♥ “Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks. Be a hero, take the time learn about adoption today.” Bruce Willis
♥ "We must work tirelessly to make sure that every boy and girl in America who is up for adoption has a family waiting to reach him or her… This is a season of miracles, and perhaps there is no greater miracle than finding a loving home for a child who needs one." Bill Clinton
♥ "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."
♥ “Becoming a mother is the best thing that has ever happened to me, I am happy to once again be a part of National Adoption Day. We were matched with our daughter through the U.S. foster care system, and my goal is to share information about the more than 120,000 foster care children in this country who are waiting for a family.” Nia Vardalos
♥ "I found real fulfillment through my children and through adopting special needs kids." Mia Farrow
♥ "After all, children are children no matter their background." Julie Andrews
♥ "I realized at the start that whether a child is biological or adopted, one does not know all the ingredients in the package. That is what growth is all about. A child is the slowest flower in the world, opening petal by petal, revealing the developing personality within."
♥ “There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.” The National Adoption Center
♥ “I did not make you in my own image; I created you from the imagery of my heart." Nancy McGuire Roche
♥ “Adoption is when a child grew in its mommy’s heart instead of her tummy.” Unknown
♥ “I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two." Bob Constantine
♥ ”If a mother and father can love more than one child,
then certainly a child can love more than one mother or father." Unknown
♥ "He who can reach a child's heart can reach the worlds heart." Rudyard Kipling
♥ “We should not be asking who this child belongs to, but who belongs to this child.” Jim Gritter
♥ “Adoption is not about finding children for families, it's about finding families for children.” Joyce Maguire Pavao
♥ "Having been adopted, I really have a strong sense-a necessity almost-for stability. A foundation where my family is concerned. [Success] would be meaningless without anyone to share it with." Faith Hill
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