Parenting Quotes

Parenting is not an easy task. It requires love, understanding and a ton of patience. Find motivational and inspirational quotes on children, becoming parents, parenthood and encouraging words to help through the journey of parenting.

Browse through a collection of quotes about parents, parent love, single parent quotes, stepparent quotes, funny parenting quotes and much more.

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Dick Clark- If you want to stay young-looking

If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.      -Dick Clark This humorous quote by Dick Clark is referring to youth. If a person wants to stay young, they should pick their parents carefully-- which is impossible, as we do not get to select our parents. Therefore, this quote can be seen as a humorous 'joke.' Genetics and environmental factors has a major influence on our aging process. We get our looks from both parents, and when we
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Ben Stein- Screaming at children over grades

Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny. Ben Stein Browse All Quote Topics
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Robin Sharma- Every kid is genius at something

No kid is unsmart. Every kid's a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it.      Robin Sharma
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Anne Frank- Parents can only give good advice

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Anne Frank
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Sharon Jaynes- Successful mothers never give up

Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled, they are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.      Sharon Jaynes
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Richelle E. Goodrich- Mothers caring in tears and prayers

Mothers care in volumes of tears and earnestness of prayers and a depth of emotion others cannot fathom. Richelle E. Goodrich
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Joyce Allston- Grandparents are necessary to a child growth

Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child's growth as vitamins. Joyce Allston
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All little girls should be told they are pretty- Marilyn Monroe

All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren't. Marilyn Monroe
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Raymond Duncan- Parents Sending Off Troubles To Summer Camp

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp. Raymond Duncan
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Bill Cosby- Parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior

Parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal. Bill Cosby Browse All Quote Topics
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Rita Rudner- Father’s Day Gift

I gave my father $100 and said, “Buy yourself something that will make your life easier." So he went out and bought a present for my mother. Rita Rudner
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Dave Barry- Dad Wants a Nap

Remember: What dad really wants is a nap. Really. Dave Barry
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Chris Martin- Men should always change diapers

Men should always change diapers. It’s a very rewarding experience. It’s mentally cleansing. It’s like washing dishes, but imagine if the dishes were your kids, so you really love the dishes. Chris Martin
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Maria Jose Ovalle- Having my baby fall asleep in my arms

Having my baby fall asleep in my arms takes away all of my worries and stresses. A sense of complete and total peace comes over me.      Maria Jose Ovalle
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Jean Liedloff- A baby’s cry

A baby's cry is precisely as serious as it sounds. Jean Liedloff
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Arabella Weir- Sending your child off to school

Sending your child off to school for the first time in their life is terrifying.      Arabella Weir
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Reed Markham–Being a great father is like shaving

Being a great father is like shaving. No matter how good you shaved today, you have to do it again tomorrow. Reed Markham
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Robert Brault- Trying To Be. A Father

You will find that if you really try to be a father, your child will meet you halfway.       Robert Brault
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Clarence Budington Kelland- I Watch Him Lived

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.      Clarence Budington Kelland
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Margaret Atwood- All fathers are invisible in daytime

All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye.      Margaret Atwood
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Regina Brett- Make Your Children Childhood Memorable

Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.      Regina Brett
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Be more than a father– Steve Maraboli

Be more than a father, be a dad. Be more than a figure, be an example. Steve Maraboli
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Having a little girl — Heather Gudenkauf

Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away. Heather Gudenkauf
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A daughter will follow in her mom’s footsteps–Elizabeth George

A daughter will follow in her mom’s footsteps so make sure to set a good example. Elizabeth George
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Daughters Growing Older- Catherine Pulsifer

Daughters understand as they grow older, they become good friends. Catherine Pulsifer
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The greatest thing a father can do– Elaine S. Dalton

The greatest thing a father can do for his daughter, is to love her mother. Elaine S. Dalton
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Love a Girl More Than Her Father

No one in this world can love a girl more that her father.      Michael Ratnadeepak
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Cleanliness is very important – Emeril Lagasse

Cleanliness is very important. If you let kids make a total mess in the kitchen and then leave, you're not really teaching them anything. Emeril Lagasse
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Cleaning up with children- Margaret Culkin Banning

Cleaning up with children around is like shoveling during a blizzard. Margaret Culkin Banning
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Chocolate is one of the cereals- Robert Orben

Remember the days when you let your child have some chocolate if he finished his cereal? Now, chocolate is one of the cereals. Robert Orben Browse All Quote Topics
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Every child has a different learning style and pace- Robert John Meehan

Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding.      Robert John Meehan
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Learning Good Manners Without Seeing Any-Fred Astaire

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. Fred Astaire
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Children learning by force and harshness- Plato

Do not train children to learn by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.      Plato
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Teach your child to hold his tongue- Benjamin Franklin

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak. Benjamin Franklin
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Helping A Child Learn Discipline-Fred Rogers

I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.      Fred Rogers
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Helping Child With Tasks- Maria Montessori

Never help a child with a task that they feel they can complete themselves.      Maria Montessori Browse All Quote Topics
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It’s Okay To Make Mistakes- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I think someone should explain to the child that it's OK to make mistakes. That's how we learn. When we compete, we make mistakes. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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Helping a Child Learn- Reed Markham

A child looks up at the stars and wonders. Great fathers put a child on his shoulders and helps them to grab a star. Reed Markham
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It shouldn’t matter how slowly a child learns -Robert John Meehan

It shouldn't matter how slowly a child learns as long as we are encouraging them not to stop.      Robert John Meehan
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A Happy Childhood is the Preparation For Life- Kinky Friedman

A happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.      Kinky Friedman A happy childhood may produce 'soft' adults, who are not capable of handling stress and life challenges. While it is important for a parent to protect, provide and support a child, too much of that can be bad. As parents, it is important to allow your child to learn and do things on their own and, allow them to see the 'dark side' of life. This will enable
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Easier To Build Strong Children-Frederick Douglass

It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. Frederick Douglass
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The most challenging part of being a dad is self-restraint- Michael Chiklis

The most challenging part of being a dad is self-restraint. So often your instinct is to teach and tell. I am constantly reminding myself to listen to them.      Michael Chiklis
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Judy Blume- Censorship and Children

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.      Judy Blume Browse All Quote Topics
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Amy Spangler- Breastfeeding Best Choice For Baby

While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby.      Amy Spangler
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Karen Savage- Adolescence and Empty Nest

Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.      Karen Savage
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May-Britt Moser- Allowing Children To be Driven By Curiosity

It is so important to allow children to bloom and to be driven by their curiosity.      May-Britt Moser
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Lailah Gifty Akita- The Birth of a Child

The birth of a child is a joy to the parent and the world. Lailah Gifty Akita
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Madline Tiger- Pain and Joy of Birth

The instant of birth is exquisite. Pain and joy are one at this moment. Ever after, the dim recollection is so sweet that we speak to our children with a gratitude they never understand.      Madline Tiger
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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam- Giving Children A Better Tomorrow

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.       A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Jesse Jackson- Children Needs Your Presence More Than Presents

Your children need your presence more than your presents. Jesse Jackson
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Elisabeth Hasselbeck-Mentality Shift in Pregnancy

It's amazing, the mentality shift that occurs in pregnancy. All of a sudden you want to be good to yourself. Elisabeth Hasselbeck
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Carrie Latet-Pregnancy Is a Disease

Pregnancy is a disease from which you recover in 18 years and 9 months. Carrie Latet
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Emily Oster- Being Pregnant is Like Being a Child Again

Being pregnant was a lot like being a child again. There was always someone telling you what to do.      Emily Oster
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Emily Deschanel – Like Being Pregnant

I really like being pregnant. Not that there aren't things I don't love, but when I think about what my body is doing - creating a child - it just blows my mind. I'm in awe of the process and science. Emily Deschanel
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Kyla Pratt- Happiest Time in Life Being Pregnant

Being pregnant is supposed to be the happiest time in your life. Kyla Pratt
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Angelina Jolie- An Excuse To Pee or Eat

It's a great thing about being pregnant - you don't need excuses to pee or to eat. Angelina Jolie
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Tia Mowry- Best Thing About Being Pregnant

I think the best thing about being pregnant would definitely have to be seeing just my belly grow and seeing, like, wow, there is, you know, something inside of me.      Tia Mowry
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Phyllis Diller- Always Be Nice To Children

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. Phyllis Diller
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Ralph Bus- Children Brighten up Household

Children really brighten up a household. They never turn the lights off.      Ralph Bus
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William DeFoore – Having a Positive Attitude About Aging

A positive attitude about aging will help you navigate the territory of elderly parents in their later years. William DeFoore Similar Quotes To Explore
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Charisma Carpenter- Being the Breadwinner As a Single Mom

I am a single mom and I'm the breadwinner and I have to work and I have to do these things and that's just the way it is. I don't think my son even knows any different.      Charisma Carpenter
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Ruby Wax- Hard Being a Mom

Being a mother is hard and it wasn't a subject I ever studied. Ruby Wax
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Reese Witherspoon- Not Easy Being a Single Parent

I don't think I realized how stressed I was, being a single parent. It was really, really stressful. It's not easy on anybody. Reese Witherspoon
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Mandy Hale- Nothing Single about a Single Mom

She has to have four arms, four legs, four eyes, two hearts, and double the love. There is nothing single about a single mom. Mandy Hale
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Tia Mowry On Spending Time at the Spa As a Mom

Before becoming a mom, I never knew how good I had it to just spend time at a spa for a few hours. Now, those days are far and between. So when I have an hour, it's all about the mani and pedi. Tia Mowry
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Sophia Loren On Thinking Twice As a Mother

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. Sophia Loren
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Eric Schlosser- Stopping at McDonald’s with Kids As a Single Mom

I can understand why a single parent, working two jobs, would find it easier to stop at McDonald's with the kids rather than cook something from scratch at home.      Eric Schlosser
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Paula Miranda- Single moms are like any other mom

Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is till our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different.      Paula Miranda
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Roma Downey- Free time as a single mom

What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl. Roma Downey
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Deniece Williams- A mother love is enough during hard times

A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things... a mother's love is more than enough. Deniece Williams
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Kemmy Nola- Single Mom Giving up On Romance

Just because a single-mom usually can't be bothered to spend much time on her make-up doesn't mean that she has given up on romance. Kemmy Nola
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Mandy Hale- Single moms are true superheroes

Single moms: You are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly. Mandy Hale
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Tichina Arnold- Didn’t plan on being a single mom

I didn't plan on being a single mom, but you have to deal with the cards you are dealt the best way you can. Tichina Arnold
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Unknown- Being a Single Parent is Twice the Work

Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride.- Unknown
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Evan Bayh- Single Moms are Heroic

Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.      Evan Bayh
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Sam Levenson- Siblings are normal

Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. Sam Levenson
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Henry Ward Beecher- The Love Of a Parent

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves. Henry Ward Beecher
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Yiddish Proverb On Support and Children

"He who has children will never die of starvation."-Yiddish Proverb  Other quotes to explore:
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Turkish Proverb On Children

"He who has no children has one sorrow, he who has children has a thousand sorrows." -Turkish Proverb  Other quotes to explore:
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Biblical Proverb on Parenting

Spare the rod and spoil the child.  Biblical Proverb If you love your child, you should teach him/her manners and discipline.
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Quentin L. Cook

"Always be grateful for your blessings, especially your heritage. When we are blessed with goodly parents, we should be grateful. This is the debt each of us owes for our heritage." -Quentin L. Cook Other quotes to explore:
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Jenny McCarthy

"Having a child makes you realize the importance of life - narcissism goes out the window. Heaven on earth is looking at my little boy. The minute he was born, I knew if I never did anything other than being a mom, I'd be fine. "    -Jenny McCarthy Other quotes to explore:
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Oscar Wilde On Parents

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his. Oscar Wilde
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Abigail G. Whittlesey- Good Daughters

Good daughters make good mothers.     Abigail G. Whittlesey
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Terry Mark- How children treat you

Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you. Terry Mark
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Shannon Fife

"Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents." --Shannon Fife Other quotes to explore:
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P. J. O’Rourke- Children Growing Up Quote

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. P. J. O'Rourke
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James Dobson

"Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up."   -James Dobson Other quotes to explore:
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Jodi Picoult- Children Growing Up

I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them. Jodi Picoult
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Terri Burritt

"Families ties are cherished things, forged in childhood days, by love of parents, deep and true, and sweet familiar ways."-Terri Burritt Other quotes to explore:
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Angela Schwindt

"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." -Angela Schwindt Other quotes to explore:
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Quentin

"The children despise their parents until the age of when they suddenly become just like them - thus preserving the system."-Quentin Other quotes to explore:
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M. Grundler

"The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day."    -M. Grundler Other quotes to explore:
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Ann Brashares

"Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it." -Ann Brashares Other quotes to explore:
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Chuck Palahniuk- Parents Are Like God

Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something. Chuck Palahniuk 
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Mitch Albom – Parent damage children quotation

"All parents damage their children, even the innocent ones. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair." -Mitch Albom Other quotes to explore:
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William Shakespeare On Parenting

It is a wise father that knows his own child.    -William Shakespeare Source: The Merchant of Venice --Act 2, Scene 2, Page 3
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African Proverb On Parenting and Children

What children say, they have heard at home.-  West African Proverb Children are born without culture, and home is the first place of socialization, and they are first transformed by their parents. Therefore, whatever a child say, they heard it first at home. This African proverb is conveying an important message on the importance of proper parenting. As parents, you have the power to develop and build your child's character from an early stage. Personality formation happens in the first
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Maya Angelou- Teaching Kids the Beauty of Diversity

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou
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Christopher Titus

"Benadryl - the seven-dollar babysitter."   -Christopher Titus Other quotes to explore:
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Barbara Johnson

"No one likes change but babies in diapers."-Barbara Johnson Other quotes to explore:
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Franklin P. Jones- Learning Patience From Children

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. Franklin P. Jones
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Susan Sarandon Thoughts On Children

Children reinvent your world for you. Susan Sarandon
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Erma Bombeck- Babies Having The Freedom To Vocalize Anywhere

Babies should enjoy the freedom to vocalize whether it be in church, a public meeting place, during a movie, or after hours when the lights are out. They have not yet learned that joy and laughter have to last a lifetime and must be conserved.   Erma Bombeck   
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote On Parenting

We can’t form our children on our own concepts; we must take them and love them as God gives them to us.   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Sandra C. Kassis

"You never understand life until it grows inside of you."     -Sandra C. Kassis Other quotes to explore:
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George Eliot- Little Children are a ​symbol

Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty. George Eliot
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Johnny Depp

"It’s all kind of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It’s like you’ve met your reason to live." --Johnny Depp Other quotes to explore:
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Emily Schuman

"I hadn’t slept for two nights and yet when she was born, I had never felt more alive." -Emily Schuman Other quotes to explore:
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Bill Cosby

"Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit." -Bill Cosby Other quotes to explore:
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Margaret Mead

"And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own. "     -Margaret Mead Other quotes to explore:
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Fleur Conkling Heylinger

"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 Heylinger Other quotes to explore:
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Nuno Bettencourt

"Having a baby is one of the most wonderful things in your life, as well as the hardest thing in your life." -Nuno Bettencourt Other quotes to explore:
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Sigrid Leo- On Parenting

Just like a plant needs light and space to grow, a child needs love and freedom to unfold. Sigrid Leo
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Julia Roberts- Babies Are Amazing

The babies are amazing. They begin each day all warm and sleepy, smelling of promise. Julia Roberts
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Liz Becker

"Sometimes all a parent needs is to know the impossible is actually possible. Hope goes a long way when it comes to Autism." -Liz Becker Other quotes to explore:
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Orlando Bloom

"Attraction doesn't stop when a child is born. It's the opposite. Being a mum and dad makes you even sexier." -Orlando Bloom Other quotes to explore:
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George Benjamin- Inherited Attention To Detail From Parents

It is true that fastidiousness and attention to detail is very much in my genes - if you knew my parents, you'd see that this is something I've inherited, only doubly so. George Benjamin
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Wendelin Van Draanen

"There's no winning arguments with your parents." -Wendelin Van Draanen Other quotes to explore:
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King Edward VIII

"The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children." -King Edward VIII Other quotes to explore:
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Mariella Frostrup- Raising a child to adulthood

Once you've raised a child to adulthood, you can only be as demanding as your offspring allow. Mariella Frostrup
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Unknown- ADHD is not a choice or bad parenting​

ADHD is not a choice or bad parenting. Kids with ADHD work twice as hard as their peers every day but receive more negative feedback from the world. Unknown
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Frank Pittman – Fear of Becoming a Father

The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the men. -Frank Pittman
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Steve Chapman

"Becoming a dad is one thing being a dad is many things." -Steve Chapman Other quotes to explore:
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Aristotle Quote On Being a Father

Being a father is the most rewarding thing a man whose career has plateaued can do.      Aristotle
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Confucius On Fatherhood and Parenting

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them. Confucius
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Dr Seuss- Having a Baby Around

From there to here from here to there, baby things are everywhere!  Dr Seuss     
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Mark Twain- Babies being a blessing

A baby is an inestimable blessing and a bother.   Mark Twain    
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George Bernard Shaw- On Parenting

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. George Bernard Shaw
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Maya Angelou- Book Helping a Child To Read

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. Maya Angelou
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis- Enrich Your Child With Books

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
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Dr. Seuss- Reading a Book To a Child

You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. Dr. Seuss
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Wendy S. Fisher

"Retirement has been reinvented by boomers … our retirement is not our parent's retirement. Aging today is an opportunity, not a burden." -Wendy S. Fisher Other quotes to explore:
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Byron Pulsifer- Blessing To See Your Children Grow Up

To be able to watch your children's children grow up is truly a blessing from above. Byron Pulsifer
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Mark Twain- Rich Parents

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny Mark Twain
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Jaspinder Grover Quote On Forgiving Parents

There is so much that we need to be grateful to our parents for that we can easily afford to forgive their relatively tiny shortcomings and offer them as much love as we can. Jaspinder Grover
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Richard O’Keef- Parents Using Compliments

Giving compliments is not reserved only for kids. Parents should use compliments on each other to show appreciation. Richard O'Keef
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Mark Hodgso- Empathic Listening To Others

If you cultivate empathic listening, each of you can come to appreciate how the other is right from their own perspective, and there is then a better chance that your parents will see your point of view as well as their own. Mark Hodgso
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Iovana Yao- Children need verbal Affirmation

Children need verbal affirmation that you recognize and appreciate their efforts. Iovana Yao
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Barbara Kingsolver Quote On Kids Growing Up

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. Barbara Kingsolver
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Benjamin Spock- Doing What is Best For Baby

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. Benjamin Spock
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Don Herrold- Babies Are New People

Babies are such a nice way to start people. Don Herrold
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Kristen Stewart- A Baby’s Name

I guarantee whenever I get married or have a baby, everyone is going to want to know my kid's name and I'm not going to say it for ages. That's just the way I want to do it. It'll come out but it won't have come from me. Kristen Stewart
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H. Jackson Brown, Jr- Always Kiss Your Children Goodnight

Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep. H. Jackson Brown, Jr
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Stephen Wright- Recording Baby Noise

My friend has a baby. I'm recording all the noises he makes so later I can ask him what he meant. Stephen Wright
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Loretta Lynn Quote On How Babies Are Made

I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child. Loretta Lynn
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Sandra Scarr -Babies Need Social Interactions

Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds. Sandra Scarr
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May Sarton -Every baby is a Genius

Don't forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. May Sarton
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Robert Orben- Babies Sucking Thumb

I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food. Robert Orben
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Randi Weingarten- Maternity and Paternity Leave

We know taking care of an infant isn't just women's work - so why should maternity leave be the norm when paternity leave is the exception? There's no question that taking care of and bonding with a new baby is just as important and meaningful for dads as it is for moms. Randi Weingarten
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Marshall McLuhan -Diaper Backward Spells Repaid

Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it. Marshall McLuhan
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Brad Pitt- A Burp From New Baby

On his new child. - Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of life's most satisfying moments. Brad Pitt
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Lawrence Housman Quote On Having Children

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. Lawrence Housman
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Augustine of Hippo Quote On Idling and Parenting

Idling of our elders is called business; the idling of boys, though quite like it, is punished by those same elders, and no one pities either the boys or the men. Augustine of Hippo
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Nicole Kidman- Adoption is destiny

Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It's something quite magical. Nicole Kidman
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Jamie Lee Curtis- Adoption is a sacred exchange

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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Christina Romo- Adoptive Parents Give Me Life

My birth mother brought me into this world, but it was my adoptive parents who gave me life. Christina Romo    
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Katherine Heigl- Adoption Feels Natural and Right

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     
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Doug Chapman- Fear and Heart For Adoption

If you have a heart for adoption don't let fear stand in the way. Doug Chapman
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Dave Thomas- Every Child Deserves a Home and Love

Every child deserves a home and love. Period. Dave Thomas   
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Scott Simon- Adoption and Childbirth Process Being Exhausting

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
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Hope For Orphans- Adoption is not about a Perfect Family

Adoption is not the call to have the perfect, rosy family. It is the call to give love, mercy, and patience.    Hope For Orphans
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Fleur Conkling Heyliger – Adoption Quote From Poem

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.      This quotation was taken from a poem about adoption. We think this quote speaks to love from adoption. We think it means the feeling and growth occurred in Fleur Conkling Heyliger's heart, which is all about love. Has anyone adopted a child before or have experience with it? Is it the
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Leigh Anne Tuohy- Thoughts On Family

Families don't have to match. You don't have to look like someone else to love them. Leigh Anne Tuohy    
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They May Not Have My Eyes- Adoption Quote

They may not have my eyes, there are people that may not have my smile, but they have all my heart. Unknown Author
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David Platt Quote On Adoption

It's important to realize that we adopt not because we are rescuers.No.We adopt because we are rescued. David Platt   
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Sheryl Crow Quote On Babies

Little souls find their way to you, whether their from your womb or someone elses.     Sheryl Crow
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Hugh Jackman- Adoption is a blessing

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