Quotes on Child Abuse

Quotes on Child Abuse

Child abuse continues to be a significant problem in the United States. It was estimated that in 2001, 903,000 children were the victims of child abuse or neglect. Child abuse is a crime perpetrated on the innocent and the defenseless.   Pete Domenici, former senator from New Mexico

 

 You have suffered grievously and I am truly sorry. I know that nothing can undo the wrong you have endured. Your trust has been betrayed and your dignity has been violated. We are all scandalized by the sins and failures of some of the Church’s members.   Pope Benedict XVI Apology to Irish victims of sex abuse by priests, in a letter to Irish Catholics.

 

Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime. Herbert Ward (1873 – 1897), English footballer who played for Southampton and Hampshire cricketer

 

Abuses changes your life…Fight Back and change the life of your abusers by Breaking Your Silence on Abuse! Patty Rase Hopson Adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse

 

The only reason why child abuse is alive today, is because we as adults fail our children when we fail to listen to them. Listen to a child today! Heather McClane, President at Trimunity

 

One in four children being victimized? That’s about seven children in every classroom. That’s a significant proportion of the population. Wendy Craig

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

… 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

 

“… you don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.” Anonymous

 

“You know all that sympathy that you feel for an abused child who suffers without a good mom or dad to love and care for them? Well, they don’t stay children forever. No one magically becomes an adult the day they turn eighteen. Some people grow up sooner, many grow up later. Some never really do. But just remember that some people in this world are older versions of those same kids we cry for.”  Ashly Lorenza

 

The sexual abuse and exploitation of children is one of the most vicious crimes conceivable, a violation of mankind’s most basic duty to protect the innocent. James T. Walsh

 

”You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face… The danger lies in refusing to face the fear, in not daring to come to grips with it… You must make yourself succeed every time. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

 

  

 Quotes on Child Abuse