Finding quotes on ADHD is easy because some of the greatest minds, innovators, athletes, and actors of our time had or have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
In fact, they succeeded because of, not in spite of, their condition. From Bill Gates, Robin Williams, to Michael Phelps, their often attribute their success to their ability to harness their special gifts associated with ADHD.
So if you or someone you love is frustrated or feeling down because they suffer from ADHD, show them these inspirational quotes.
"I prefer to distinguish ADD as attention abundance disorder. Everything is just so interesting . . . remarkably at the same time.” — Frank Coppola
"To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk." — Thomas Edison
“Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world...if you do so, you are insulting yourself.” - Bill Gates
"It's a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word!" — President Andrew Jackson
"There are many positives with ADD, including a surplus of ideas, creativity, excitement, and interest which accompany this kind of mind." - Sari Solden
"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
"More and more, the concept of ADD as a disorder is being qualified by inclusion of a string of positive qualities -- such as creativity, high intelligence, ability to do many things at once, an aptitude for small business entrepreneurship, and a powerful intuitive sense." - Susan Burgess
One of the most famous people with ADHD, Albert Einstein not only had a brilliant mind but was an eccentric nonconformist. In fact, he credited his agile mind to the fact that he did not blindly follow "common sense" ideology.
Here are some famous quotes by Einstein:
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school."
"When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."
"Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater."