27 Jan

A rule isn’t unfair if it applies to everyone. unknown

seriously why don’t legislators and the adoption industry understand sealing our original birth certificate away from the adult adoptee is wrong – when it can be summed up in one simple sentence?

All truth passes through three stages: First it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed and third it is accepted as being self-evident. unknown

when will the third stage happen for adoptee rights?

Behind every argument lies someone’s ignorance. Louis D. Brandeis

and that is all it is – someone’s ignorance – in the battle for the adult adoptees right to their original birth certificate…

If not today–when? Kashmiri

seriously – when – how many adoptees will not live long enough to see rights restored?

Cutting off a mule’s ears doesn’t make it a horse.Creole

could not say it better…

Every day of your life is a page of your history. Arabic

sadly many of us are missing pages…

Half the truth is often a whole lie.Ben Franklin

so related to being an adoptee…


other gems that seem to appropriate to our world…
Don’t judge of men’s wealth or piety by their Sunday appearances. Ben Franklin
If someone gives you advice, it is in his own interest. Tunisian Proverb
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt
The end doesn’t justify the means.Ovid
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Samuel Johnson
All are not saints, who go to church.Italian
sayings found at

Posted by on January 27, 2011 in Uncategorized



2 responses to “Sayings…

  1. Von

    January 27, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Excellent, some particular favourites here.I rather like Franklin’s and would like to add it to my sidebar if I may.Thanks,


  2. Raven

    January 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    I’ve been thinking of adding an old Chinese saying to my signature line on forums: “It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”



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