Adhd Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old adhd quotes, adhd sayings, and adhd proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

ADD is like going through life, carrying a one-man band contraption with a broken strap. Julia Smith-Ruetz
Every person with ADHD already knows that destination addiction is part of their disorder. However, if it doesn't have a positive outlet, it can destroy your life. It is not another person that will make your life better; it is the qualities in them that you admire. Incorporate those attributes into your own life and you won't miss a thing. Shannon L. Alder
Do not say, that child has ADHD. Say it: He wears the 7R gene. Gert Van Mol
There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision. William James
That's the other thing: Even if you're on medication, you still have to treat your body properly and take care of yourself. The idea that ADHD goes away or you grow out of it isn't true. Ty Pennington
I am not absentminded. It is the presence of mind that makes me unaware of everything else. G.K. Chesterton
Forgive your child and yourself nightly. You didn't ask to live with the effects of ADHD any more than did your child. Martin L. Kutscher
It's like trying to listen to your favorite show with really bad noise disrupting the signal. All the while, loud children are screaming around you and throwing things. Christine Ashley
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent. Vincent Van Gogh
ADHD is real and valid. The sooner we recognize the patterns and learn to work with these kids, the better assured we will be that they as adults with be healthy members of society. Rhonda Van Diest
ADHD is not about knowing what to do, but about doing what one knows. Dr. Russell Barkley
In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits. Robert Hall
Picture a room with 1,000 TVs with each TV showing something different. Now try and concentrate on just one TV with out getting distracted. Damian DaViking Aird
Nothing like ADHD and a good fight to the death to make time fly. Rick Riordan
ADHD is a neurological and behavioral disorder that affects not only the person with it, but the entire family, including parents and the extended family of parental siblings and grandparents. It tests the limits of the family's ability to be supportive, understanding and loving. Dresher Larry
Behavior isn't something someone has. Rather, it emerges from the interaction of a person's biology, past experiences, and immediate context. L. Todd Rose
It's like being a cat with 100 people with lazer pointers. Jamie Hynds
People with ADHD often have a special feel for life, a way of seeing right into the heart of matters, while others have to reason their way methodically. Edward M. Hallowell
It is difficult to instruct children because of their natural inattention; the true mode, of course, is to first make our modes interesting to them. John Locke
ADHD isn't a bad thing, and you shouldn't feel different from those without ADHD. Adam Levine
It's like opening 100 tabs in your browser at once and trying to do something different in each one at the same time. Then someone walks up and wants to have a conversation. Jennifer Arnott
ADHD is just another word for fun, exciting and adventurous. Julie Posey
I prefer to distinguish ADD as attention abundance disorder. Everything is just so interesting, remarkably at the same time. Frank Coppola
This is a mental health issue not a behavior issue! People including doctors and schools need to recognize it as such! Ridge Meadows
It's more than lack of focus. Jennifer Lynn
Living with ADHD is like walking up a down escalator.You can get there eventually but the journey is exhausting. Kathleen Ely
Be patient with me. Understand why I do the things I do. Don't yell at me. Believe me, I don't want to have ADHD. Joane E Richardson
If we run every class the way we run it for kids with ADHD, we'd probably have a much stronger education system. Robert Reid
When you have ADHD your home reflects our thought. disorganized and in disoray. And like with a disorganized house. you can only appologize for your disorganized brian so many time before it becomes exhausting. Sarah Young
Living with ADHD is like being locked in a room with 100 Televisions and 100 Radios all playing. None of them have power buttons so you can turn them off and the door is locked from the outside. Sarah Young
ADHD can affect every area of your life. Natasha McCulloch
I'm add and psychic. I know things ahead of time but lose track of which is which. S. Kelley Harrell
It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness. George Borrow
ADHD is not a choice or bad parenting. Kids with ADHD work twice as hard as their peers everyday but receive more negative feedback from the world. DRB
ADHD is a prime example of a fictitious disease. Leon Eisenberg
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa
I know what's it's like to grow up with ADHD and how important it is for parents, caregivers and patients, to have access to accurate information. Ty Pennington
I have more thoughts before breakfast than most people have all day. unknown
The hardest thing about ADHD is that it’s invisible to outsiders. People just assume that we are not being good parents and that our child is a brat. When they don’t have an idea how exhausted we truly are. S.C
It turns out that up to 35 percent of people with bipolar disorder also have ADHD. Julie A. Fast
What I did next was so impulsive and dangerous I should've been named ADHD poster child of the year. Rick Riordan
Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When I is replaced by we, illness becomes wellness. Shannon L. Alder
If you’ve told a child a thousand times and he still does not understand, then it is not the child who is the slow learner. Walter Barbee
If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn. Ignacio Estrada
If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind. What then is an empty desk a sign of? Albert Einstein
I was trying to daydream but my mind kept wandering. Steven Wright
My room may be a mess but it’s an organized mess. I know right where everything is. Brandon Curtiss
Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all. William J. Clinton
Mental disorders don't really live out there waiting to be explained. They are constructs we have made up and often not very compelling ones. Allen Frances