Child Abuse Quotes

Child abuse quotes - Quotes on child abuse to raise awareness about an important issue that affects the well-being and personal development of the future generation....

Child Abuse Quotes: Raising Awareness On Behalf Of The Most Vulnerable Members of Society


Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of overcoming it.

--Helen Keller

I was angry about the fact that my father would beat my mother on a daily basis, that my mother would take it in turn and beat on me. I was an abused child. I was mad about all those things, very bitter and very angry.

--Rick James

Most of the people we see don't want to live in a shelter and feel safe in their own little camp. Experience has taught me that almost 100 percent of these people suffered abuse as children. Well over half have emotional, mental problems. Most have drug and alcohol problems.

-- John Gallagher

Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.

--Herbert Ward

Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home.

--Matt Blunt

Children are often the silent victims of drug abuse.

--Rick Larsen

I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.

--Kenny Guinn

I had such a wonderful life before drugs and alcohol abuse. I've got that life back now and plan to keep it. Maybe I had to go through what I did to get to this point, to appreciate this life more.

--Harvey Martin

I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way.

--William P. Leahy

I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.

--Kathleen Turner

I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse.

--Tatum O'Neal

In my view, there is nothing more vicious and outrageous than the abuse, exploitation and harm of the most vulnerable members of our society, and I firmly believe that our nation's laws and resources need to reflect the seriousness of these terrible crimes.

--Bob Ney

Child abuse does not go away, but 90 percent of child abuse is preventable.

--Karen Adams

It is not surprising that we need to do more. I mean, this is child abuse. There is always more to be done.

--Andrea Ingram

It kind of trails off after the holidays. We would love to keep the issue in the front of everyone and that child abuse happens all year long. Abuse doesn't take a holiday, doesn't take a day off, and we can't either.

--Jane Donovan

It's important to talk about it. You raise awareness. But you can also prevent it (child abuse) by not letting it be a secret.

--Chris Witty

A lot of people in our community don't want to believe that child abuse happens in their neighborhoods — but it does.

--Shari Pulliam

When someone was hitting me, or like sexually molesting me, it just seemed normal to continue to do that to myself.

--Tatum O'Neal

At least half of child abuse victims want to physically see or visit with the offender. They feel that any kind of clarity about why those things happened can help healing.

--Gary Schoener

Child abuse and neglect is sometimes the result of a parent who reaches the end of their frustration and tolerance level. If we can give parents tools to deal with an infant who is particularly challenging with their crying, we will have taken an important step toward our prevention mandate.

--Gary Kleeblatt

Child abuse is a problem no one really talks about. Abuse and neglect is the number 1 cause of injury to children in the country. More children die of abuse or neglect than of natural causes.

--Donna Miller


I hope these child abuse quotes helped you to either raise your awareness of an important issue or help you know that you are not alone. ~Adam


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