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Positive Quotes about Wheelchair

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The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient.
You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he
finds his wheelchair from time to time.
- Sarah Brady

Well, I'm using a cane, so what? So what if they shot
me sitting in a wheelchair? That's life!
- Dick Clark

The people who criticise you will not be the ones taking
care of your legs when you are in your wheelchair.
People who never drove a car in these conditions,
they just don't know.
- Alain Prost

Towards the end of 2003 it was hard to get through training -
and the darkest point was when a doctor told me there
was a possibility I could end up in a wheelchair.
- Jonah Lomu

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For me, the wheelchair symbolizes disability in a way a cane does not.
- Annette Funicello

My dad gave me my first bike at 16.
I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks.
I haven't fallen since.
- Hugh Laurie

Pity? You don't want to be pitied because you're a
cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house!
- Jerry Lewis

 

It was physically difficult, adjusting to wheelchair life,
but I remember a great relief and happiness that I
was finally getting somewhere,
finding musicians to work with that were sympathetic.
- Robert Wyatt

There are people I would like to work with.
It's a bit harder, because I live out in the sticks anyway,
and plus being in a wheelchair means that I can't really circulate.
So I tend to stick to my own thing.
- Robert Wyatt

If we do the work that we can do in this country,
the work that we will do when John Kerry is President,
people like Christopher Reeve will get up out of that
wheelchair and walk again.
- John Edwards

They see me wheeling around in a beautiful gown,
and they realize you can look elegant,
and you can lead a happy life in a wheelchair.
I know I've helped handicapped people,
because I've received many comments.
- Anna Lee

There was a golden retriever who saved countless lives
on September 11 by going back in to find people.
His companion was in a wheelchair.
He got him out and kept going back in to save others.
- Linda Blair

I can tell you the day The Beach Boys will no longer exist -
never.
We'll be on stage in wheelchairs.
- Dennis Wilson

We should do another 10 Bad Boys movies.
I could come in in one of those electric wheelchairs,
like Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove,
just shouting away.
- Joe Pantoliano

In Paris they have special wheelchairs that go through every doorway.
They don't change the doorways, they change the wheelchairs.
To hell with the people!
If someone weighs a couple more pounds,
that's it!
- Itzhak Perlman

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Being powerful is like being a lady.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher

When people speak to you about a preventive war,
you tell them to go fight it.
After my experience, I have come to hate war.
War settles nothing.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

As a novelist, I tell stories and people give me money.
Then financial planners tell me stories and I give them money.
- Martin Cruz Smith

If you ask me what I came into this life to do,
I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
- Emile Zola

Eskimo: "If I did not know about God and sin,
would I go to hell?" Priest: "No, not if you did not know."
Eskimo:
"Then why did you tell me?"
- Annie Dillard

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
- Yogi Berra

Human beings are the only creatures on the planet
who tell time and think they have to earn a living.
- Buckminster Fuller

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde


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