Down Syndrome Quotes

Quotes tagged as "down-syndrome" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Yvonne Pierre
“When you focus on someone's disability you'll overlook their abilities, beauty and uniqueness. Once you learn to accept and love them for who they are, you subconsciously learn to love yourself unconditionally.”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

Yvonne Pierre
“I Have a Dream... someday my son, Zyon and ALL individuals with disabilities will be seen as HUMAN beings.

I Have a Dream... someday the human & civil rights of individuals with disabilities are honored and they are treated as equals.

I Have a Dream... someday ALL parents who have children with disabilities see their child as a blessing and not a burden.

I Have a Dream... someday there will be more jobs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

I Have a Dream... someday there will be UNITY "within" the disabled community.

I HAVE A DREAM!!!”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

Yvonne Pierre
“Often people ask, "How can you say you're blessed to have a son with Down syndrome?" My outlook on life has forever changed. I see my own challenges differently. He's always showing me that life is so much bigger than self.”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

Yvonne Pierre
“My children taught me the true meaning of unconditional love.”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

Yvonne Pierre
“My faith has strengthen. God has shown me through my son with Down syndrome to not take anything for granted. I'm more grateful.”
Yvonne Pierre, The Day My Soul Cried: A Memoir

“Dad they think she has Down Syndrome." He smiled genuinely as his eyes welled up with tears. "That's okay. We love her.”
Kelle Hampton, Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir

Craig Raine
“Begin with the soft smelted upturned heart-shaped mouth made for smiling a smile kept for kindness, tenderness, incapable of malice.

Am I going too fast for you?

The almond eyes see out through their sleepy epicanthic fold. Trusting and calm, if a flicker from slowness, a further flicker from stupidity.

Settled in slow-motion beauty, heart-breaking beauty.”
Craig Raine

Gillian Marchenko
“I know of other mothers who have children with disabilities,and right away they loved them and decided to fight for them.
That isn’t my story.”
Gillian Marchenko, Sun Shine Down: A Memoir

Cecelia Ahern
“Just as when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.”
Cecelia Ahern, The Year I Met You

“Miracles only grow where you plant them.”
Cecelia Ahern Ahern, The Year I Met You

“But you are proof that you can think you know someone yet never really know them at all.”
Cecelia Ahern Ahern, The Year I Met You

“Maybe you're not difficult to live with at all, maybe you're just a busy, successful, beautiful woman who won't settle for anything but the best.”
Cecelia Ahern Ahern

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