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


Jenny McCarthy


Temple Grandin

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.     


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