My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. – Frances of AssisiMore
If you're ever, if you're ever thinking, 'Oh, but I'm a waste of space and I'm a burden.', remember: that also describes the Grand Canyon. Why don't you have friends and family take pictures of you from a safe distance? Revel in your majestic profile?
If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.