Ryan White quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > Ryan White > Quotes

Ryan White Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Ryan White QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
A lot of my time was spent searching, thinking and planning my life.
Quotation of Ryan White
AIDS can destroy a family if you let it, but luckily for my sister and me, Mom taught us to keep going. Don't give up, be proud of who you are, and never feel sorry for yourself.
Quotation of Ryan White
All in all I led a pretty normal life.
Quotation of Ryan White
Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me.
Quotation of Ryan White
Doctors told me I'm not contagious.
Quotation of Ryan White
Entertainers, athletes, and stars started giving me support.
Quotation of Ryan White
Even at church, people would not shake my hand.
Quotation of Ryan White
Eventually, I won the right to attend school, but the prejudice was still there.
Quotation of Ryan White
Financial hardships were rough on us, even though Mom had a good job at G.M.
Quotation of Ryan White
Given six months to live and being the fighter that I am, I set high goals for myself.
Quotation of Ryan White
How could these people in the public eye not be afraid of me, but my whole town was?
Quotation of Ryan White
I believe in myself as I look forward to graduating from Hamilton Heights High School in 1991.
Quotation of Ryan White
I came face to face with death at thirteen years old.
Quotation of Ryan White
I received thousands of letters of support from all around the world, all because I wanted to go to school.
Quotation of Ryan White
I was labeled a troublemaker, my mom an unfit mother, and I was not welcome anywhere.
Quotation of Ryan White
I'm feeling great. I am a normal happy teenager again. I have a learner's permit. I attend sports functions and dances.
Quotation of Ryan White
I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me.
Quotation of Ryan White
It was difficult, at times, to handle; but I tried to ignore the injustice, because I knew the people were wrong.
Quotation of Ryan White
It was my decision to live a normal life, go to school, be with my friends, and enjoying day to day activities. It was not going to be easy.
Quotation of Ryan White
Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees.
Quotation of Ryan White
Mayor Koch, of New York, was the first public figure to give me support.
Quotation of Ryan White
Most recently my battle has been against AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it.
Quotation of Ryan White
My family and I held no hatred for those people because we realized they were victims of their own ignorance.
Quotation of Ryan White
My name is Ryan White. I am sixteen years old. I have hemophilia, and I have AIDS.
Quotation of Ryan White
My sister, Andrea, was a championship roller skater who had to sacrifice too. There was no money for her lessons and travel.
Quotation of Ryan White
My studies are important to me. I made the honor role just recently, with 2 A's and 2 B's.
Quotation of Ryan White
On December 17, 1984, I had surgery to remove two inches of my left lung due to pneumonia. After two hours of surgery the doctors told my mother I had AIDS.
Quotation of Ryan White
People would get up and leave so they would not have to sit anywhere near me.
Quotation of Ryan White
Rumors of sneezing, kissing, tears, sweat, and saliva spreading AIDS caused people to panic.
Quotation of Ryan White
The desire to move into a bigger house, to avoid living AIDS daily, and a dream to be accepted by a community and school, became possible and a reality with a movie about my life, The Ryan White Story.
Quotation of Ryan White
The first five to six years of my life were spent in and out of the hospital.
Quotation of Ryan White
The school I was going to said they had no guidelines for a person with AIDS.
Quotation of Ryan White
There are no one hundred percent guarantees in life, but concessions were made by Mom and me to help ease the fear.
Quotation of Ryan White
This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances.
Quotation of Ryan White
Twice a week I would receive injections or IV's of Factor VIII which clotted the blood and then broke it down.
Quotation of Ryan White
We began a series of court battles for nine months, while I was attending classes by telephone.
Quotation of Ryan White
We had great faith that with patience, understanding, and education, that my family and I could be helpful in changing their minds and attitudes around.
Quotation of Ryan White
When I came out of surgery, I was on a respirator and had a tube in my left lung. I spent Christmas and the next thirty days in the hospital.
Quotation of Ryan White
When I was three days old, the doctors told my parents I was a severe hemophiliac, meaning my blood does not clot.
Quotation of Ryan White