This is the second of thirty-one brief posts during October — global ADHD Awareness Month. Each post features a quote that relates to ADHD and neurodiversity.
To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing its best, night and day, to make you somebody else is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting.
e e cummings, from “A Poet’s Advice to Students,” 1958
If you would like to read more about cummings and this quote, here is one place to start — “The Courage to be Yourself: E. E. Cummings on Art, Life, and Being Unafraid to Feel.”