Adopt Quotes

Quotes tagged as "adopt" (showing 1-18 of 18)
“Destiny is not always preordained. Life is about making choices. Our lives are the sum of all the choices we make, the bridges we cross, and the ones we burn. Our souls cast long shadows over many people, even after we are gone. Fate, luck, and providence are the consequence of our freedom of choice, not the determinants. When justice is served by following our principles, making good decisions brings us inner peace.”
Judith Land, Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted Child

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The answer to the question ‘How many children do you have?’ and the one to the question ‘How many children are you raising?’ are not identical in all cases: some men are not taking care of their own children, some are knowingly or unknowingly raising other men’s children, and some do not even know that they each have a child, another child, or other children.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Ramez Naam
“But Nita had always seen having a child as selfish. Why bring another soul into this world, she'd say, when there are so many out there that need our help?”
Ramez Naam, Crux

Israelmore Ayivor
“A role model is a person whose roles can be modelled. If the roles you conceive and give birth to today cannot be adopted by anyone in your absence, you are no good model.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Steven Magee
“To be healthy in modern society, you must adopt the behaviors of an astronaut!”
Steven Magee, Health Forensics

Israelmore Ayivor
“The best posture you can adopt when pursuing your goals is neither to stand nor sit. The best position is to STANDOUT! Everyone may be sitting; but don't sit! Many people may be standing; but don't just stand. When you stand, be outstanding!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

M.F. Moonzajer
“If we adopt the manifest of all the religions, no one would survive.”
M.F. Moonzajer

James C. Dobson
“Because he refused to adopt a defeatist attitude, he overcame the obstacles in his path.”
James C. Dobson, Life on the Edge: A Young Adult's Guide to a Meaningful Future

DaShanne Stokes
“Laws forbidding adoptees from accessing their original birth certificates are outdated and need to be changed today.”
DaShanne Stokes

DaShanne Stokes
“Being denied their original birth certificates isn't just a problem for adoptees. It's a social problem, requiring social change.”
DaShanne Stokes

Steven Kotler
“As it turns out, what makes a dog adoptable has very little to do with dogs, a great deal to do with humans.”
Steven Kotler, A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life
tags: adopt, dog