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  • I'm not an advocate for disability issues. Human issues are what interest me. You can't possibly speak for a diverse group of people. I don't know what it's like to be an arm amputee, or have even one flesh-and-bone leg, or to have cerebral palsy.

    "'You just don't look disabled'". Interview with Richard Galant, March 9, 2010.
  • It's society that disables an individual by not investing in enough creativity to allow for someone to show us the quality that makes them rare and valuable and capable.

    "'You just don't look disabled'". Interview with Richard Galant, March 9, 2010.
  • Sure, I'd love to have children some day. But world domination comes first.

  • For me, I never ever felt the ownership or any identity with any community of disabilities. I didn't grow up being told that I was a disabled child.

    "'You just don't look disabled'". Interview with Richard Galant, March 9, 2010.
  • In sports, I refused to do any interviews that were just going to become human-interest stories. Don't turn me into a tragic heroine.

  • Confidence is the sexiest thing a woman can have. It's much sexier than any body part.

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  • I have learned not to overlook the advantages of being me. From when I was a softball player, and I held the stolen bases record. I would slide into second with my prostheses, and the girl on the base could either step aside or meet two wooden sticks.

    "What Are the New Secrets to Getting Ahead? Inspiring Ladies Spill to Glamour's 2012 Top 10 College Women!" by Lauren Iannotti, April 4, 2012.
  • If we want to discover the full potential in our humanity, we need to celebrate those heartbreaking strengths and those glorious disabilities that we all is our humanity, and all the potential within it that makes us beautiful.

  • The only true disability is a crushed spirit

  • Life is about making your own happiness - and living by your own rules.

  • An athlete experiences the emotions of pain and elation through triumph and defeat, through teamwork and individuality, as nothing more than a human being...that is the true glory of sport.

  • If left to their own devices a child will achieve.

  • Beauty is not skin-deep; it can be a means of self-affirmation, a true indicator of personality and confidence.

    "L’Oreal Announces New Ambassador: Aimee Mullins". February 20, 2011.
  • I'm not running around as a continual ray of sunshine. It's just I don't believe in wasting time feeling sorry for myself. Get over it.

  • When I watch Mad Men and I see the patronising attitudes to women that are so shocking for all of us to watch now, I feel that I've lived and see the same evolution in this regard around disability.

    "US Paralympics TV coverage disappointing, says chef de mission" by Amelia Gentleman, August 31, 2012.
  • I like that Pilates compromises the mind and body. It's not just about being able to run around the block a few times. It's about alleviating stress and controlling breathing. It's about being balanced.

  • With L'Oreal, I get to be Aimee Mullins, model. No qualifier. And that means everything to me.

  • We all bullet point our triumphs, but I am who I am because of everything you don't see on my CV. The stuff that doesn't work out teaches you how to trust your instincts and adapt.

  • When I'm curious about something, I do it full on and take it as far as I go, but when I feel like I've really explored it, I'm OK with putting it aside and going on to something else.

  • I hate the words 'handicapped' and 'disabled'. They imply that you are less than whole. I don't see myself that way at all.

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  • Pamela Anderson has more prosthetic in her body than I do. Nobody calls her disabled.

    "My 12 pairs of legs". TED Talk, February, 2009.
  • Success isn't winning every time. A lot of different factors go into every race, and you can't control all of them. Success means doing as excellent a job as you can on that particular day. The people I admire most aren't necessarily the most wonderful athletes. I admire the ones who keep coming back and doing it, time after time.

  • True beauty is when someone radiates that they like themselves.

    "The Inspirational Aimee Mullins". Interview with Jeff Rivera, January 5, 2011.
  • I had a paper round and every night I would put the dinner on before Mum came home from work. I was capable because I had to be.

  • The Pentagon isn't a place that champions individuality and innovation.

  • Half of Hollywood has more prosthetic in their body than I do, but we don't think of them as disabled. You amputate part of a nose, that's 'enhancement'. You put a prosthetic in a breast cavity, that's 'augmentation'. But you amputate part of a limb and put a prosthetic there, it's 'disability'?

  • The best beauty secret, besides sleep and plenty of water, is do whatever it is - before you go out, before you need to feel beautiful - do whatever makes you feel confident. If it’s putting on a great dance record and rocking out in your apartment, do it. If kissing someone for 10 minutes makes you feel confident, do it.

    "Aimee Mullins Muses on Beauty, Fame". Interview with Katya Foreman, May 30, 2011.
  • You know, I think there are certain words like 'illegitimate' that should not be used to describe a person. And certainly, we have come far enough in our technology that our language can evolve, because it has an impact.

    "Aimee Mullins: Double Amputee a Model, Athlete, Inspiration" by Matthew Rosenbaum and Lana Zak, November 30, 2012.
  • Our responsibility is not simply shielding those we care for from adversity but preparing them to meet it well.

  • Adversity is just change that we haven't adapted ourselves to yet.

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