Autism Sayings and Quotes

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

Autism is not the end of the world, just the beginning of a new one. Sally Meyer
Autism doesn't have to define a person. Artists with autism are like anyone else: They define themselves through hard work and individuality. Adrienne Bailon
One of the hardest things for a person with autism to do is believe in themselves. But autistics have every right to be as proud as anyone. Stuart Duncan
If you can't see the gift in having a child with autism, you're focusing too much on the autism and not enough on the child. Stuart Duncan
Autism ? offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by. Dr. Colin Zimbleman
Autism is not a choice. Acceptance is. Imagine if the opposite was true. Stuart Duncan
Autism is not a disability, it's a different ability. Stuart Duncan
I do not suffer from Autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me. Tyler Durdin
One thing I'm learning about Autism, is that there is no right or wrong way of living with it. Danielle Burnett
I hear things more loudly, I see things more clearly, I smell things more strongly, I feel things you don't, I taste things differently, I have autism. unknown
Autism, like a rainbow, has a bright side and a dark side and even though it can mean rough weather, it can be beautiful. Stuart Duncan
It's amazing how autism affects the whole family. Kevin Krueger
I don't need autism awareness, Autism acceptance will do just fine. Jiheishou Daigakusha
I have autism. It is not a disorder or a disease. IGNORANCE is a disorder AND a disease. IT needs to be eradicated. Robert Moran
People with autism don't need wheelchairs, artifical legs, or a guide dog. Their prosthesis is people. Ruth Christ Sullivan
If by some magic, autism had been eradicated from the face of the earth, then men would still be socializing in front of a wood fire at the entrance to a cave. Temple Grandin
It seems that for success in science or art, a dash of autism is essential. Hans Asperger
Nobel prize-calibre geniuses often have certain core autistic features at their heart. Allan Snyder
Think of it: disability is usually defined in terms of what is missing...But as much about what is abundant as what is missing, an over-expression of the very traits that make our species unique. Paul Collins
Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It's that you're destroying the peg. Paul Collins
If I could snap my fingers and be nonautistic, I would not. Autism is part of what I am. Temple Grandin
Autism, is part of my child, it's not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis. S.L Coehlo
Autism can't define me. I define autism. Kerry Magro
Autism is not a disease, rather a disability that every day I strive to become an A-bility. Kerry Magro
If you've met one person with autism, you've met one person with autism. Stephen Shore
Sometimes all a parent needs is to know the impossible is actually possible. Hope goes a long way when it comes to Autism. Liz Becker
It is never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum. Dr. Temple Grandin
Don't think that there's a different , better child 'hiding' behind the autism. This is your child. Love the child in front of you. Claire Scovell Lazebnik
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. Agatha Christie
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. Albert Einstein
I do not at all understand the mystery of grace only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. Anne Lamott
I do not suffer from Autism, but I do suffer from the way you treat me. Brad Pitt
I am different, not less Dr. Temple Grandin
Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. Franz Kafka
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. Friedrich Nietzsche
Not everything that steps out of line, and thus "abnormal", must necessarily be "inferior". Hans Asperger
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. Margaret Mead
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain
It was ability that mattered, not disability, which is a word I'm not crazy about using. Marlee Matlin
Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone. Martina Navratilova
A person with autism lives in his own world, while a person with Asperger's lives in our world, in a way of his own choosing. Nicholas Sparks
If they can't learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn. Ole Ivar Lovaas
Children with special needs inspire a very, very special love. Sarah Palin
If you can't see the gift in having a child with autism, you're focusing too much on the autism and not enough on the child. Stuart Duncan
It is never too late to expand the mind of a person on the autism spectrum. Temple Grandin
Autism is a neurological disorder. It's not caused by bad parenting. It's caused by, you know, abnormal development in the brain. The emotional circuits in the brain are abnormal. And there also are differences in the white matter, which is the brain's computer cables that hook up the different brain departments. Temple Grandin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Xunzi