Quotes of Disabled

“ I'm the lamest lame duck there could be. ”

- George C. Wallace

“ All mothers are physically handicapped. They have only two hands. ”

- Unknown

“ Being by the nature of my upbringing, all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity, crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live. ”

- Isaac Rosenberg

“ I love it now that a large minority of people who are handicapped prefer to call themselves crippled. This is all part of the game, like queer theory. ”

- Leslie Fiedler

“ Punishment is lame, but it comes. ”

- George Herbert

“ Oh, I never realized that those spaces were for the emotionally handicapped! ”

- Unknown

“ In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance. ”

- Louise Brooks

“ Pain is very often a maimed creature without a mouth. ”

- Jeanette Winterson

“ Cruelty is fed, not weakened, by tears. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ I may be paralyzed from the waist down, but unlike Gray Davis, I'm not paralyzed from the neck up. ”

- Larry Flynt

“ Justice is lame as well as blind, amongst us. ”

- Thomas Otway

“ We are the trade union for pensioners and children, the trade union for the disabled and the sick… the trade union for the nation as a whole. ”

- Edward Heath

“ Being disabled gave me an immense advantage. People are kinder to you. It puts you on a different level than if you go into a situation whole and secure. ”

- Dorothea Lange

“ Had the failure of LTCM triggered the seizing up of markets, substantial damage could have been inflicted on many market participants, including some not directly involved with the firm, and could have potentially impaired the economies of many nations, including our own. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person. ”

- Barbara Ehrenreich
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