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Top 10 Quotes

Top 10 Quotes on the Tragedy of Abortion

1. “Abortion is the ultimate exploitation of women.”
Alice Paul, author of original Equal Rights Amendment

2. “Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.”
Ronald Reagan, 40th U.S. President

3. “America needs no words from me to see how your decision in Roe v. Wade has deformed a great nation. The so-called right to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against men.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Nobel laureate

4. “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, Suffragist

5. “It will burden her conscience in life, it will burden her soul in death; but oh, thrice guilty is he who. . .drove her to the desperation which impelled her to the crime.”
Susan B. Anthony, Suffragist

6. “To earlier feminists who had fought for the vote and for fair treatment in the workplace, it had seemed obvious that the ready availability of abortion would facilitate the sexual exploitation of women.”
Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard Law Professor

7. “Every 36 seconds in America a woman lays her body down forced to choose abortion out of a lack of practical resources and emotional support. Abortion is a reflection that society has failed women.”
Patricia Heaton, Emmy Award Winner and Honorary Chair of Feminists for Life

8. “Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.”
Dr. Albert Schweitzer, physician and theologian

9. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Jesus of Nazareth, Socrates, Confucius

10. “Thou shall not kill.”
God the Creator