Empowering Quotes About Disability Inclusion

Societies need to start taking a closer look at people struggling with disabilities.

A disability should not define a person and communities should start embracing it. People with disability require all the support that can be offered and the recognition that’s deserve. We must not label a disability as a sign of inability, for where there is a will, there is a way.

The need to welcome individuals with disabilities and their own unique skill sets is very important. So let’s explore these quotes about disability inclusion that empowers people with disabilities.

There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more.

A lot of people within our communities are too hung up observing one’s disabilities thatcher the true values and character one holds within himself.

Yvonne Pierre empowering quote about disability

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. She’s a writer, producer and advocate for human rights. Being a survivor, she uses her voice to make a change.

Compassion, acceptance and LOVE is the cure to MOST of the issues that plague this world.

Communities need to overlook their differences and accept one another. Love and care for others are what creates harmony and peace.

Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true . . . Having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.

The Benjamin Snow, Grade 8 student in his essay “Attitudes About People with Disabilities”, he is an actor and a writer, known for his part in A Spark in Nothing.

If we are to achieve a richer culture, we must weave one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place.

Margaret Meade was an American cultural anthropologist who was also an author and speaker about societal issues.


The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

Hubert Humphrey Served as the 38th vice president of the United States from 1965 to 1969, known for his advocacy in many different liberal causes such as civil rights.

New information and communications technologies can improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, but only if such technologies are designed from the beginning so that everyone can use them. Given the explosive growth in the use of the World Wide Web for publishing, electronic commerce, lifelong learning and the delivery of government services, it is vital that the Web be accessible to everyone.

Bill Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001.


Let's stop "tolerating" or "accepting" difference as if we're so much better for not being different in the first place. Instead, let's celebrate difference because in this world it takes a lot of guts to be different.

Kate Bornstein is an American author,  actor, playwright, performance artist and gender theorist. To be different is to show your significance and your unique value. It is the learning process we get from the differences we have that make us strong as a unit, and people should embrace change.

Not only do physically disabled people have experiences which are not available to the able-bodied, they are in a better position to transcend cultural mythologies about the body because they cannot do things the able-bodied feel they must do in order to be happy, 'normal,' and sane...If disabled people were truly heard, an explosion of knowledge of the human body and psyche would take place.

Susan Wendell, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia.

The message I’ll share…is that inclusion is extremely important for kids with and without disabilities.

Clay Aiken is an American singer and television personality. He is an actor, political candidate, and activist.

We know that equality of individual ability has never existed and never will, but we do insist that equality of opportunity still must be sought.

Franklin D. Roosevelt was assigned  as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

Temple-Grandin-Inspirational quotes

See the person, not the label.

It is so important to enable people to use their Abilities and TALENTS to support themselves.

Societies should create more space for disabled people to share their own experiences and abilities. Individuals must learn to support one another no matter how the condition likes.

There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.

Jim Davis is television writer, television producer, screenwriter, and film producer, best known as the creator of the television cartoon Garfield.

A good government is one with a duty to help everyone, to maximise his or her potential: Indigenous people, people with disabilities, and our forgotten families. We will not leave anyone behind.

Warren Mundine, Australian Aboriginal leader and politician. He worked as the national President of the Australian Labour Party.

Disabled people need more invested in their education, housing, job training, transportation, assistive technology, and independent-living facilities. Governments earn back this investment – and more – by making people with disabilities economically productive citizens.

Jesse Ventura, an american politician and a former professional wrestler, also a military veteran, actor, and television presenter.


People with disabilities deserve the chance to build a life for themselves in the communities which they choose to live.

Barack Obama is the first African-American president who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

Every disability conceals a vocation if only we can find it, which will ‘turn the necessity to glorious gain.

C.S. Lewis was former Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954  and one of the most influential writers at his time.

The test of civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.

Pearl S. Buck was an American writer and novelist recognized for her novels of life in China. She won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. It is how we treat each other and care for those who need it which brings us closer to one another. People should aspire to provide for those seeking help and aid them towards a better future.

It is our culture that disables. When one is disabled, the problem is not really that they have impairments and social skill deficits. The issue at stake is that they live in an ‘ableist’ culture that rarely affords them the space or opportunity to make their unique contribution to society and does not lift up the value of choosing them as friends.

Ben Conner Write Amplifying Our Witness; Professor of Practical Theology. He is the director of a Centre for Disability and Ministry at Western Theological Seminary.

Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn't.

Simply taking on and overcoming a life challenge makes you a stronger, more resilient person. So take pride in your accomplishments and be inspired by them whenever you need a boost.

The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it..

Your disability is not a symbol of weakness or defeat. So have faith in your ability to overcome any circumstance.

Final Words

Empowering people with disabilities means providing the resources, opportunities and recognition to lead meaningful and satisfying lives. This includes embracing inclusivity, dismantling obstacles and acknowledging our abilities to overcome hurdles and make contributions to society.