Disability quotes

19 disability quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “- Tony Manero: She's in good hands.
    - Carl: And what are you, Allstate, pal?
    - Tony Manero: Yeah, you want disability?”

    John Travolta - Tony Manero
    Frank Stallone - Carl
    [Tag:caring, disability, threat]
  • “One day he went swimming and dove headfirst into the lake... and right into a rock. And it snapped his neck, paralyzed him. And after the accident I'd look in on him from time to time. But he wasn't there. It was like his mind, his spirit, whatever you want to call it, just disappeared. The only thing left was just anger. Just sort of as if the...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Robert Redford - Tom Booker
    [Tag:anger, disability, soul]
  • “- Max Cartwright: Gertie, you're a virgin.
    - Gertie Michaels: No. Well, not anymore. Last summer with that guy, Jerry. He had like the weird mustache and he, like, winked. Remember?
    - Vicki Summers: Isn't he autistic?”

    Taissa Farmiga - Max Cartwright
    Alia Shawkat - Gertie Michaels
    Nina Dobrev - Vicki Summers
    [Tag:disability, maidenhood, sex]
  • “- Todd Peterson: I guess she's what you'd call a hermit. She talked kinda funny, too. She was kinda like: 'Durr murr muh...'.
    - Jerome Lovell: Only one side of her face was working. You try talking out of one side of your face.”

    Nick Searcy - Todd Peterson
    Liam Neeson - Jerome Lovell
    [Tag:disability, solitude, talking]
  • “We want to make one thing very clear to you, Ron. The possibility of your ever walking again is minimal... almost impossible. You're a T6 - paralyzed from the mid-chest down. Probably... you'll be in a wheelchair for the rest of your life.”
    [Tag:disability, walking]
  • “- Sandy's Sister: Mom's blind in one eye, deaf in one ear.
    - Sandy Bates: Oh. I hope the same side of the head, right? Because that's important. So she's even. She should be even at that age.”

    Anne De Salvo - Sandy's Sister
    Woody Allen - Sandy Bates
    [Tag:blindness, deafness, disability]
  • “- Charles Ray: That's my parking space! Can't you see I'm blind?
    - Wheels: Hey, I'm more handicapped than you! I can't even make love to a woman.
    - Charles Ray: I can never find one! Now move it!
    - Wheels: Hey, that's our parking spot!
    - Patti: Great physical beauty can be a handicap, too.”

    Cullen G. Chambers - Charles Ray
    Brian Batytis - Wheels
    Sara Eckhardt - Patti
    [Tag:argument, beauty, disability]
  • - Ralph: "Albert Einstein, Van Gogh, Roosevelt, Frida Kahlo" - What is this?
    - P.L. Travers: They all had difficulties. Jane can do anything that anyone else can do, do you understand? Look on the back.
    - Ralph: "Walt Disney".
    - P.L. Travers: Deficiencies in concentration and hyperactive behavior. Explains everything!

    Paul Giamatti - Ralph
    Emma Thompson - P.L. Travers
  • “This is when I know I'm helpless. My hands are down there on the bed. I can't put them on again without calling to somebody for help. I can't smoke a cigarette or read a book. If that door should blow shut, I can't open it and get out of this room. I'm as dependent as a baby that doesn't know how to get anything except to cry for it.”

    Harold Russell - Homer Parrish
    [Tag:disability, helplessness, obstacles]
  • “For a man in a wheelchair, he certainly gets around marvellously.”

    Charlotte Zucker - Banquet Lady
    [Tag:ability, disability]
  • “Don't worry, Mr. Simms. I look weird, but otherwise I'm real normal. Everything'll be cool.”

    Eric Stoltz - Rocky Dennis
    [Tag:disability, normality]
  • “- Kayley: Why won't you look at me when I'm talking to you?... Oh. Oh, I didn't realize you were...
    - Garrett: What? Tall? Rugged? Handsome?
    - Kayley: Blind.
    - Garrett: ...You know, I always forget that one.”

    Jessalyn Gilsig - Kayley
    Cary Elwes - Garrett
    [Tag:blindness, disability]
  • “- Frank: What's the matter with you? Are you retarded?
    - Dennis: Not according to the tests.”

    Phil Hartman - Frank
    Sean Babb - Dennis
    [Tag:disability, intelligence, stupidity]
  • “- Carolyn McDuffy: I'm afraid I'm falling in love but I don't want to. He's mentally retarded.
    - Dr. Frederico Cruz: How retarded?
    - Carolyn McDuffy: Retarded retarded.”

    Christina Ricci - Carolyn McDuffy
    Julio Oscar Mechoso - Dr. Frederico Cruz
    [Tag:disability, falling in love]
  • “- John Henry Irons: I can imagine how you feel.
    - Susan Sparks: No. No you can't.
    - John Henry Irons: You're right. I can't.”

    Shaquille O'Neal - John Henry Irons
    Annabeth Gish - Susan Sparks
    [Tag:disability, feeling]
  • “Do you know that when I dream, I don't have, I'm not in the chair? I don't even have a chair in my dream. I have legs. When I was a kid, I used to jump in my mother's kitchen and touch the ceiling. She used to get pissed off because I'd leave my handprints on the ceiling, you know. I still check the snow reports, the conditions at Mammoth. I'm...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Jon Voight - Luke Martin
    [Tag:authenticity, disability, dreams]
  • “- Carnival Ticket Taker: You can ride, kid but I can't take the blame for what happens to retard here.
    - Gar: I can't take the blame for what happens to you, can I?”

    Creed Bratton - Carnival Ticket Taker
    Sam Elliott - Gar
    [Tag:blame, disability, threat]
  • “First you told me he was gonna be retarded, then you told me he was gonna be blind and deaf. If I'd dug his grave every time one of you geniuses told me he was gonna die, I'd be eating fuckin' chop suey in China by now!”

    Cher - Rusty Dennis
    [Tag:death, disability, doctors]
  • “The handicapped are always cranky.”
    F. Murray Abraham - Greek Chours Leader
    [Tag:anger, disability]