These Quotes About Adoption Will Fill Your Soul With Love

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So much love.

34 Quotes About Adoption That Are Perfectly Beautiful In Every Way

Adoption is a beautiful thing.

And these quotes about adoption might bring a tear to your eye. They are uplifting, beautiful, and truly inspiring. Family means so much to us and we're so lucky to celebrate whatever that means to each individual reading this piece. So, please enjoy these beautiful quotes about adoption. And for those who love furry family members, you'll love seeing some quotes about adopting animals!

Quotes About Adoption

  • "However motherhood comes to you, it’s a miracle.” - Valerie Harper

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

  • "We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us." - Joseph Campbell

  • "The pain you’ve been feeling can’t compare to the joy that’s coming." - Romans 8:18

  • "Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother." - Oprah Winfrey

  • "Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once." - Paul Coelho

  • "Whether your children are yours through biology or adoption, they are yours through love." - Sadia Rebecca Rodriguez

  • "You’re off to great place, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting so get on your way." - Dr. Seuss

  • "If you have a heart for adoption, don’t let fear stand in the way." - Doug Chapman

  • "You are not just waiting in vain. There is a purpose behind every delay." - Mandy Hale

  • "I have four children. Two are adopted. I forget which two." - Bob Constantine

  • "You don’t have to give birth to someone to be family. We’re all family — extended family." - Sandra Bullock

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

Quotes About Pet Adoption

  • "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” - Anatole France

  • "Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.” - James Cromwell

  • "Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever." - Karen Davison

  • "You can't buy love but you can adopt it." - Unknown

  • "Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” - Roger Caras

  • "My favorite type of pet has always been a dog. They’re loyal, kind and offer endless affection.” - Brendon Urie

  • "Dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love.” - Gilda Radner

  • "Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.” - Robert Wagner

  • "Adopted pets are the best pets you can have. Most adoptable pets come from loving homes that simply cannot care for them anymore. Or they are strays who’ve been on their own without the loving care they deserve.” Josh Duhamel

  • "Adopt don't shop." - Everyone

Beautiful Quotes About Adoption

  • "[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 Rossellin

  • "Little souls find their way to you, whether their from your womb or someone else’s." - Sheryl Crow

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

  • "If you have a heart for adoption don't let fear stand in the way." - Doug Chapman

  • "Children and mothers never truly part, bound together by the beating of one another's heart." - Charlotte Gray

  • "Adoption was a bumpy ride – very bumpy. But God, was it worth the fight." - Mariska Hargitay

  • "Adoption one child won’t change the world, but for that child, the 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 a journey of faith, from beginning to end." - Johnny Carr

  • "Adoptive Mom? I am Mom. I need no other label or prefix." - Joanne Greco

  • "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

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