It is somewhat curious that the three persons whose names are the most universally recorded were of very obscure parentage. Moses was a foundling; Jesus Christ was born in a stable; and Mahomet was a mule driver.
When the error is universal, it is supposed to end. The adoption of the foundling establishes its consanguinity.samuel laman blanchard
We need a spirit of adoption to take us out of the foundling hospital of the world, and to put us into the celestial family.boardman, george, the younger
When motherhood becomes the fruit of a deep yearning, not the result of ignorance or accident, its children will become the foundation of a new race. There will be no killing of babies in the womb by abortion, nor through neglect in foundling homes, nor will there be infanticide.