We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Crippled Quotes from N. Chandrababu Naidu, Jerry Costello, Billy Crystal, Abraham Maslow, Ben Shapiro. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
High-level corruption, inefficiency, non-governance, and policy paralysis have crippled the nation’s economy.
The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet.
Only once in a thousand years or so do we get to hear a Mozart or see a Picasso or read a Shakespeare. Ali was one of them, and yet at his heart, he was still a kid from Louisville who ran with the gods and walked with the crippled and smiled at the foolishness of it all.
If I were a Negro, I’d be fighting, as Martin Luther King fought, for human recognition and justice. I’d rather go down with my flag flying. If you’re weak or crippled, or you can’t speak out or fight back in some way, then people don’t hesitate to treat you badly.
We should not use crippled children to sell hamburgers. Ever.
We already know that the experience of lockdown is a mixed bag. It is increasingly recognised that for many it can be hellish. Enforced leisure – if you are crippled with worry about debts, insecure job prospects, your family’s health – is no holiday.
No one can resist the idea of a crippled genius.
When I was growing up, my parents were too cheap to buy a snowblower, so my crippled butt was out clearing the whole driveway every winter. It was hell.
I don’t believe in the meteoric culture of anxiety, generally. Obviously, some people have it, some people are crippled by it, but most of the novelists I’ve ever known are in love with influence. They thrive on it.
My favourite outfit is a giant bunny suit. I wore it in a music video for ‘Are You One?’ by the Chanteuse & the Crippled Claw and got to keep it.
Iran would have become a nuclear power had President Obama not united most of the world in boycotting Iranian oil sales, which crippled Iran’s economy and forced it to negotiate. Other presidents tried to stop Iran’s nuclear program. They failed. Obama succeeded.
I remember when I got pregnant, I had several peers of mine, women, who said to me, ‘Now that you’re pregnant, you’re probably gonna give up the music thing, right?’ I was like, ‘I’m not crippled. I’m just having a baby.’
Preparing America’s student loan crippled grads to enter a hopeless and crowded job market is no easy task, which is why we should show more love to our nation’s professors.
Most people I knew had been crippled by their educations. Some were even dying spiritually.
I can imagine the writers of China, England and France, crippled and unsure of themselves when they feel that the ghosts of Confucius, Mencius, Chaucer and Shakespeare and Victor Hugo are looking over their shoulders.
Communism brought out the worst in human nature and crippled people’s ability or ambition to participate in a market economy.
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
You cannot have the financial system crippled because of lack of decision making and lack of quality people.
In my gym class, we had something called The Pit, this little alcove where we had to sit if we forgot our gym clothes. It was usually just the crippled kid, the pregnant girl, and me. It was pretty awkward, just hanging with all these freaks who didn’t want to show their legs.
The working classes in England were always sentimental, and the Irish and Scots and Welsh. The upper-class English are the stiff-upper-lipped ones. And the middle class. They’re the ones who are crippled emotionally because they can’t move up, and they’re desperate not to move down.
I’m the kind of guy who, I need a watch that tells me what day it is. I need to know it’s Friday on my watch. I need to look at it and go, ‘Friday today.’ Tomorrow I will not know it’s Saturday until I look at my watch. My watchband broke, I was crippled. I have no concept of time, I have no concept of dates.
We believe that the Internet is the live concert promoters best friend although it might have crippled the record label business.
So much of art-making is about reducing things to the essentials, so I don’t feel particularly crippled by this. I don’t want it to look natural because then I would be making a documentary film.
I think, when I was younger, I’d be crippled sometimes by what others thought or how others would do better. It’s been a long journey, and having a lack of confidence is really damaging in this industry.
In 2007, everything changed with the iPhone. As crippled as that first model now seems, with its lack of apps and glacial cellular connectivity, the iPhone was a practical, useful, self-contained computer a child could understand. It was an information appliance.
Demonetization crippled SMEs and has destroyed the unorganised sector, forcing workers to leave urban employment and go back to their villages looking for MNREGA work.
My life isn’t that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can’t talk on the phone. He’s too crippled and shy, and that’s almost harder. He’s there and he loves me, and I try and try and try, it’s just impossible to have a relationship.
Don’t accept or be crippled by the media hype that aging is bad or shameful.
If I’d seen a grown man beating a crippled boy, of course I’d intervene. If my father died and left my mother destitute, it’s your instinct to take care of her. So when I started to think about it in those terms, it started to make sense to me.
There is so much focus on being self-sufficient, and it makes it very difficult to ask for things. I’ve been crippled by this notion of high-functioning self-sufficiency. And I see it a lot in younger girls. Asking for help brings people closer in a way that I suspected but didn’t actually put into practice.
I can very much enjoy taking a year off. Whereas some people would feel crippled by that, I can feel enlarged by it.
I haven’t watched any shows online but I know that the content is not crippled by censorship and is much more experimental.
Every retarded, deformed, crippled, handicapped, or senile person, who has been baptized, is a powerhouse for good in a wicked world by reason of the grace of God that dwells in his soul.
Every person has a choice in every situation and I decided not to be a victim of crime and to not allow myself to be crippled with fear. This is why I started Unbreakable. I wanted to teach women the self-defence skills I learnt during a course I participated in.