If you have ADHD or think you might:
The A.D.D. Resource Center can help!



He struck out 1,330 times while at bat.
He also scored a record 71 home runs.
It all depends on how you look at it,
whether Babe Ruth was a success or a failure.

“Attitude is everything – so pick a good one.” -Unknown

“Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will have.”-Unknown

“Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed.” -Lloyd Jones

Abraham Lincoln

He suffered two breakdowns,
lost 5 elections and failed to graduate from law school.
Yet he kept trying, and Abraham Lincoln went on to become President.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” -Abraham Lincoln

“Never mistake motion for action.” -Ernest Hemingway

Theodore Roosevelt

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.”

-Theodore Roosevelt

“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” -Conrad Hilton

“There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” -Henry Ford

“Two little words that can make the difference: start now!” -Mary C. Crowley

“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world…this is the myth of the atomic age…as in being able to remake ourselves.” -Gandhi

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t… you’re right! ” -Henry Ford

franklin from etc.usf.edu/clipart/

“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.”

-Benjamin Franklin

“I am the decisive element in the classroom. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess tremendous power to make a child’s life miserable or joyous. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated, a child humanized or dehumanized.” -Haim Ginott

“There would be less need for special education programs if general education worked.” -Harold Meyer

“The classrooms with the most behavior problems are the ones where the teacher sees off task, inattentive or disruptive children as problem children instead of children with problems that haven’t been addressed.”-Monica Sharp

“It takes a second to get into trouble and a lifetime to get out of it.” -Unknown

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage” -Lao Tzu

“Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing.” -Harriet Braiker

“Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.” -Unknown


“What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Change before you have to.” -Jack Welch

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” -Robert H. Schuller

“The human mind can only handle one thought at a time. Make that thought a positive one.” -Anonymous

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass.  It’s about knowing how to dance in the rain. Anger cannot be overcome by anger. If someone is angry with you, and you show anger in return, the result is a disaster. On the other hand, if you control your anger and show its opposite – love, compassion, tolerance and patience – not only will you remain peaceful, but the other person’s anger will also diminish.” -Dalai Lama

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” -Steve Jobs

“With the disorganization, procrastination and inability to focus, and all the other bad things that come with ADHD, there also comes creativity and the ability to take risks.” -David Neeleman, Founder of JetBlue

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. ” -GodFruits.com

“We become what we think about.” -Earl Nightingale

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” -Chinese Proverb

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” -Confucius

“The people who succeed are the people who don’t quit” -Cyndi Lauper

“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” -Latin Proverb

“If you are searching for that one person that will change your life, take a look in the mirror.” -Anonymous

“Dream big and dare to fail.” -Norman Vaughan

“I have an easier time planning a 20-aircraft fleet than I do paying the light bill.” -David Neeleman, Founder of JetBlue

“An obstacle may be either a stepping stone or a stumbling block.”

“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.”
”Bruce Lee

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”-Thomas Edison

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them yourself.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“What we dwell on is who we become.” –Oprah Winfrey

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney

“Either run the day or the day runs you.” –Jim Rohn

“A dream written down with a date becomes a goal.  A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan.  A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.” – Greg Reid

“The clock of life is wound but once, and no man has the power to tell just when the hands will stop, at late or early hour. Now is the only time you own. Live, love, and toil with a will. Place no faith in time. For the clock may soon be still.” -Anonymous

“Parent the child you have. As a parent of a child with special needs, this is my mantra. But this is also true of any child. Stop trying to make your child quieter, louder, more outgoing, more interested in things their sibling likes and appreciate the unique and individual small person you’ve been given.” — Sue Lanigan, East Aurora, N.Y.

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Do not complain. Make every effort to change things you do not like. If you cannot make a change, change the way you have been thinking.” -Maya Angelou

To view HUNDREDS of articles and videos on ADD/ADHD, go to addrc.org

info@addrc.org 646/205.8080

/* Clarify tracking https://clarity.microsoft.com/ */