At Van Products, we are proud to serve the families and individuals who are faced with mobility challenges. From our mobility products and accessories to the new and used wheelchair vans we buy and sell – we know what it means to be faced with a mobility challenge.
Here are are a collection of some of our favorite quotes and sayings from around the Web. Are there any quotes that resonate with you? Perhaps you have something that you’ve come up with on your own.
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Quotes About Disabilities
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life.– Emma Thompson
Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn’t mean he lacks vision. –Stevie Wonder
Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true . . . Having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.
–Benjamin Snow, Grade 8, Woodland Park, Colorado, in his essay “Attitudes About People with Disabilities”
I never met a bitter person who was thankful. Or a thankful person who was bitter. –Nick Vujicic
The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse. –Helen Keller
The only disability in life is a bad attitude. –Scott Hamilton
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You! — Dr. Seuss
Nobody’s good in everything. Advantages and disadvantages come in many forms — By Charles Schwab
I am Differently Able.
If There’s A Wheel, There’s A Way.
If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be. — Maya Angelou
Normal is just a dryer setting. — Patsy Clairmont
I’m officially disabled, but I’m truly enabled because of my lack of limbs. My unique challenges have opened up unique opportunities to reach so many in need. –Nick Vujicic
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. –Jimmy Dean
Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices – today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it. –Kevyn Aucoin
I’m great at several things and broken in none. — Kerry Magro
My ability is stronger than my disability. — Luke Watson
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically. —Stephen Hawking
When you have a disability, knowing that you are not defined by it is the sweetest feeling. — Anne Wafula Strike
I am different, not less. — Temple Grandin
For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people. –Mark Haddon
If someone calls you ‘awkward,’ just know that it means you’re unique”and a lot better than ordinary. — Kerry Magro
Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone. — Martina Navratilova
I was slightly brain damaged at birth, and I want people like me to see that they shouldn’t let a disability get in the way. I want to raise awareness – I want to turn my disability into ability. –Susan Boyle
Attacking people with disabilities is the lowest display of power I can think of. — Morgan Freeman