Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you’re needed by someone.
—Martina Navratilova (b.1956) Czech-born American Sportsperson
The chief misery of the decline of the faculties, and a main cause of the irritability that often goes with it, is evidently the isolation, the lack of customary appreciation and influence, which only the rarest tact and thoughtfulness on the part of others can alleviate.
—Charles Cooley (1864–1929) American Sociologist