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Michael J. Fox Quotes

I like to encourage people to realize that any action is a good action if its proactive and there is positive intent behind it.
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After all that I'd been through, after all that I'd learned and all that I'd been given, I was going to do what I had been doing every day for the last few years now: just show up and do the best that I could do with whatever lay in front of me.

— Michael J. Fox

Hanging out with Sam or any two-year-old is basically one big suicide watch. Their mission is to find one new way after another of offing themselves - piss in an electric socket, lick a pit bull's nose, chase an ice cream truck into traffic - and your job as a parent is to step in before it happens.

— Michael J. Fox

Acceptance doesn't mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there's got to be a way through it.

— Michael J. Fox

Don't worry about him," Nana would assure them. "Michael will do more in his life than you can ever imagine.

— Michael J. Fox

I'm a dad, I'm a husband, I'm an activist, I'm a writer and I'm just a student of the world.

— Michael J. Fox

Pity is a benign form of abuse.

— Michael J. Fox

Just as Parkinson's isn't a big topic of conversation in my house, neither is my career.

— Michael J. Fox

I saw a birthday card the other day, and it said, "If you didn't know how old you were, how old would you think you were?" I started changing it in my mind right away to, "If you didn't know how sick you were, how sick would you think you were?"

— Michael J. Fox

A lot of times, when you have a disability, one of the things you deal with is other people's projections of what your experience is and their fear about it, and not seeing the experience you're having. There's nothing horrifying about [Parkinson's disease] to me. It is what I deal with. It is my reality and my life, but it's not horrible.

— Michael J. Fox

Whatever the situation, just take it for what it is. You don't have to make it worse or better than it is. It just is what it is. Always deal with the honesty, the truth of what something is, and then you've got all kinds of choices.

— Michael J. Fox

You know what's cool? My kids think I'm ordinary.

— Michael J. Fox

I think we all get our own bag of hammers. We all get our own Parkinson's. We all have our own thing. I think that we'll look at it through the filter of that experience, and we'll say, "Yeah, I need to laugh at my stuff, too."

— Michael J. Fox

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