Inspirational Quotes And Stories
A DisAbled child came home from school the day the final football team was chosen. When asked what happened at school he told his mother: “Guess what, Mum? I was chosen to clap and cheer!”
Disability is just the ability NOT to do something.
One may have good eyes and yet see nothing. Italian Proverb.
In the land of the legless, the one-legged woman is queen. Alba from A Zed and Two Noughts.
It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
~J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)
Different is not wrong. Different is different.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.
~Peter F. Drucker
The Senility Prayer : Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, The good fortune to run into the ones I do, and The eyesight to tell the difference. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. -Chinese Proverb The only disability in life is a bad attitude. ~Scott Hamilton
The question is not what you look at, but what you see. ~ Henry David Thoreau
“Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year but eventually it will subside and something else will take it’s place. If I quit however, it will last forever.” – Lance Armstrong
A blind person asked Swami Vivekanand:
“Can there be anything worse than losing eye sight?”
“Yes, losing your vision!”
“Don’t let my disability scare you, let my ability impress you!” Kuen Tang, in Disability Now magazine, September 2010
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. — William Arthur Ward.
“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” -Eeyore (Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne)
Every Saturday I visit a land, where they see not from the eyes, but from the heart they see not my face but the way I talk, they hear my voice and don't care how I walk. There couldn't be a thing lovelier than them. Hera Mannan, Pakistan. "The most important word in the English language is hope.” Eleanor Roosevelt “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” - Randy Pausch (The Last Lecture).
It’s not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
– Evander Holyfield
“My hand trembles, but my heart does not.” – Stephen Hopkins, signer of American Declaration of Independence.
Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.- Alejandro Jodorowski.
“Never look down on someone- unless you’re helping them up.” Spotted on Facebook.
Painting is a blind man’s profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels. (Pablo Picasso)
“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” Maya Angelou
“Just because I am wheelchair-bound doesn’t mean I don’t get around.” Maya Angelou
“Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, kiss or dream? Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt by the heart.” Denzel Washington
“Let your smile change the world… but don’t let the world change your smile.” Heard on radio.
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