ADD ADHD Quotes and ADDerisms

Below is a collection of some of my favorite quotes and one-liners that I have tweeted over the years. I will try to update this post periodically.

enjoy 🙂

ADD-er-ism – statements that ring true for those with ADD or those living with someone with ADD

My doctor told me to start exercising gradually. Today, I drove past a store that sells sweatpants.

Everyone makes mistakes. And that’s easy to forget when you’re as awesome as I am.

Irony is reading a conversation on Facebook about how Twitter is a waste of time.

Without ME, it’s just AWESO.

Life would be easier if you could mark people as spam.

Consciousness: that annoying time between naps.

Some people have a way with words, others not have way.

Confucius Say – Man who walk through airport turnstile sideways going to Bangkok. (sry I couldn’t resist 🙂

Confucius Say – Man who fight with wife all day get no piece at night.

Confucius Say – Man who lives in glass house should change clothes in basement.

ADDerism – Make far reaching analogies that no one else understands and then Write them off as “Deep Thoughts”

ADDerism – Able to tie seemingly unrelated ideas together

ADDerism – I was trying to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.

ADDerism – A greater tolerance for “Chaos”

ADDerism – Provides job security for writers of Spell Check programs

ADDerism – I stopped to think, and forgot to start again.

ADDerism – They say I have ADD but I think they’re full of… Oh look at that kitty!

ADDerism – I would have a longer Attention Span if so many things weren’t so SHINY!

ADDerism – ADD ADHD… It’s not just for kids anymore

ADDerism – It’s not my ADD, I’m just ignoring you

ADDerism – It’s not my ADD, this situation just sucks

ADDerism – ADHD can kick ADD’s butt any day

ADDerism – Music ADHD – changing the song before its even halfway done

ADDerism – ADHD, the most commonly accused disease

ADDerism – its not ADD ADHD, its “oh shiny” syndrome

ADDerism – I’m sorry…I wasn’t paying attention to what I was thinking

ADDerism – Punctuality is the virture of the bored.

ADDerism – My room may be a mess but it’s an organized mess. I know right where everything is.

ADDerism – “I prefer to distinguish ADD as attention abundance disorder. Everything is just so interesting . . . remarkably at the same time.” — Frank Coppola, MA, ODC, ACG

ADDerism – “I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.” — Woody Allen

ADDerism – “The only problem with the world is a lot of people DON’T have ADD” — Andy Pakula, CEO of Think! Interactive Marketing

ADDerism – “Man, I love my ADD. It always reminds me how much I don’t remember.” — Frank Coppola MA, ODC, ACG

ADDerism – “Ah! the clock is always slow, it is later than you think.” — Robert W. Service

ADDerism – “Never do today what you can put off til tomorrow.” — Matthew Browne

ADDerism – “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” — Thomas Edison

ADDerism – “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

ADDerism – “Sometimes a person with ADD feels as if their mind is moving as fast as a speeding train.” — Frank Coppola MA, ODC, ACG

ADDerism – “If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” — Henry David Thoreau

ADDerism – “It’s a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word!” — Andrew Jackson

ADDerism – “Five minutes! Zounds! I have been five minutes too late all my lifetime!” — Hannah Cowley

ADDerism – “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” — Frank Zappa, musician

ADDerism – “Something a guy never wants to hear, ‘Tim, the school called!’ ” — Tim Allen

ADDerism – “If they try to rush me, I always say, ‘I’ve only got one other speed and it’s slower.” — Glenn Ford

ADDerism – “I stopped to think, and forgot to start again.”

ADDerism – “My brain has a super-fast processor… but I have very little RAM”

ADDerism – “Never do today what you can put off til tomorrow.”

ADDerism – “Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.” — Evelyn Waugh

Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief -CSLewis #quote

We must lay before Him what is in us, not what ought to be in us. CSLewis #quote

We live in a world starved for solitude, silence, & private: & therefore starved for meditation & true friendship -CSLewis #quote

You don’t learn from your mistakes unless you make them first. -Rivers Cuomo #quote

There will always be obstacles on your way to happiness. Stay Strong! #quote

“…good things come to those who wait… I think good things come to those who want something so bad they can’t sit still. ~ Ashton Kutcher #quote

You’re human. Making mistakes is a part of life.. It’s how you fix them that counts! -Revrun #quote

“I must be an optimist, because a pessimist is never disappointed” janis jaoplin #quote

Don’t let the sadness of your past or the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present. -Mitchie #quote

I get by with a little help from my friends. ~ John Lennon #quote

This power becomes available to you just as you can change your beliefs.” –Maxwell Maltz #quote

“You’re generally underestimating your own abilities & overestimating & exaggerating the nature of the difficulty before you” Maxwell Maltz

Don’t hate on yourself because you are not perfect. You have lots of company, no one else is.~ Dr.Maxwell Maltz

Man maintains his balance poise and sense of security only as he is moving forward–Maxwell Maltz

Your automatic guidance system cannot guide you when you’re standing still. – Maxwell Maltz

“Our self image and our habits tend to go together. Change one and you will automatically change the other.Maxwell Maltz

Think in terms of the end result, and the means will often take care of themselves. -Maxwell Maltz

When you believe you can-you can!” – Maxwell Maltz

Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become. ~Maxwell Maltz

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. -Vince Lombardi

The difference between a successful person and others is not lack strength, not lack of knowledge,but rather a lack in will. Vince Lombardi

“If you’ll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.” ~Vince Lombardi

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” Vince Lombardi

“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory.” – Vince Lombardi

I highly recommend this to all my ADDers Out there 🙂 <– Great Book!

Does anyone else take supplements for ADD ADHD?

What is your favorite ADD advantage? Mine is the ability to hyper-focus on something I am interested in!

Spending time with family, my favorite thing to do. What memories are you creating this summer?

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

“I had a terrible education. I attended a school for emotionally disturbed teachers.” — Woody Allen

ADDerism – “It’s a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word!” — Andrew Jackson