The 25 All-Time Greatest Pro-Life Quotes

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Flickr / Christine Szeto


Saying that there are too many children is like saying there are too many flowers.
—Mother Teresa


I should have been an abortion. The only reason I wasn’t was that my father was a Christian.
—Neko Case


Let’s not pretend that abortion isn’t about the mass slaughter of innocents.
—Michael Aston


I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.
—Ronald Reagan


I certainly supported a woman’s right to choose, but to my mind the time to choose was before, not after the fact.
—Ann B. Ross


[I]t seems to me as clear as daylight that abortion would be a crime.
—Mahatma Gandhi


Too many people use abortion as a form of birth control. And that’s very wrong. I could never, ever have an abortion.
—Brooke Shields


The greatest form of abortion is not letting the man put it there in the first place!
—Onuoha Adanma


People often say that abortion is a woman’s choice, and they’re right; they choose life the moment they have sex.
—Preston Wagner


Abortion should be listed as a weapon of mass destruction against the voiceless.
—E. A. Bucchianeri


I think we have deluded ourselves into believing that people don’t know that abortion is killing. So any pretense that abortion is not killing is a signal of our ambivalence, a signal that we cannot say yes, it kills a fetus.
—Faye Wattleton


It’s not good for women to go through the procedure [abortion] and have something living sucked out of their bodies. It belittles women. Even though some women say, ‘Oh, I don’t mind to have one,’ every time a woman has an abortion, it just crushes her self-esteem smaller and smaller and smaller.
—Dolores O’Riordan


Abortion and racism are both symptoms of a fundamental human error. The error is thinking that when someone stands in the way of our wants, we can justify getting that person out of our lives. Abortion and racism stem from the same poisonous root, selfishness.
—Alveda King


When we consider that women are treated as property it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit.
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton


A person is a person no matter how small.
—Dr. Seuss


Abortion is legal because babies can’t vote.
—Joseph Bonkowski


Abortion is not a sign that women are free, but a sign that they are desperate.
–Frederica Mathewes-Green


Abortion is the ultimate exploitation of women.
–Alice Paul


Any country that accepts abortion is not teaching its people to love but to use violence to get what they want.
—Mother Teresa


Any woman who has felt a baby stir inside her [and] any man who has seen the tiny heart pulsing on an ultrasound screen, knows that abortion is about ending a life.
—Karen Kissane


Most women “choose” abortion precisely because they believe they have no other choice.
—Serrin M. Foster


Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap.
—Robert Casey


I believe every abortion is a tragedy.
—Diane Abbott


Abortion is an atrocity. Those who practice or praise it are either damn idiots, misguided fools, or treacherous devils.
—Christopher Titus


Abortion is inherently different from other medical procedures because no other procedure involves the purposeful termination of a potential life.
—Potter Stewart
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