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Amy Purdy

American,  Actress
Total Quotes : 99
My Life Question Author

If your life were a book and you were the author, how would you want your story to go? That's the question that changed my life forever.

- Amy Purdy

Past Possibilities See

If we can see past preconceived limitations, then the possibilities are endless.

- Amy Purdy

Embrace Deal Best Way

For me, I just began, eventually, to embrace what I had. This is what I have to deal with and, not just deal with, but this is what I have to share, and how can I do that the best way.

- Amy Purdy

Chance Second Chance Got

I got this second chance at life, and I live it.

- Amy Purdy

Happen Lives Meant

I feel that losing both my legs was a blessing. It was meant to happen to me: I wouldn't have had the opportunity to touch so many lives in such a positive way.

- Amy Purdy

Think Means Courses

A lot of times, people think 'para' as far as 'paralyzed.' 'Para' means 'alongside,' so the Paralympics are alongside the Olympics on the same courses, the same hills.

- Amy Purdy

Bad Day Bad Going

For me, a bad day is when I have nothing going on.

- Amy Purdy

Away I Remember Shared

After I lost my legs, I got invited to my old high school, and I shared my stories with all the classes. I remember I was so nervous and didn't know where to start, but I knew I had information they could take away.

- Amy Purdy

Living Last Stories

Growing up in the hot Last Vegas desert, all I wanted was to be free. I would daydream about traveling the world, living in a place where it snowed, and I would picture all of the stories that I would go on to tell.

- Amy Purdy

My Life Hands Became

At the age of 19, the day after I graduated high school, I moved to a place where it snowed, and I became a massage therapist. With this job, all I needed were my hands and my massage table by my side and I could go anywhere. For the first time in my life, I felt free, independent, and completely in control of my life.

- Amy Purdy

Hands Move Dancers

Dancers know how to move their arms and their hands. But I don't know the first thing about how to move my arms and hands gracefully.

- Amy Purdy

Learned Begins Actual

I've learned that borders are where the actual ends, but also where the imagination and the story begins.

- Amy Purdy

Skiing Some Las Vegas

I grew up born and raised in Las Vegas and actually grew up skiing. You know, we've got some ski resorts close to Las Vegas, up in Mount Charleston or Brian Head, so I grew up skiing and snowboarding.

- Amy Purdy

Want How Throw

As for how do I respond to those who want to throw stones, well, I don't.

- Amy Purdy

My Life Always Reason

I always say snowboarding saved my life. It gave me a reason to focus on the future; it gave me something to be passionate about.

- Amy Purdy

Love Rain Waves

I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves.

- Amy Purdy

I Am Healthy Fullest

Every day that I am healthy, I want to use that day to its fullest now.

- Amy Purdy

Obstacles Overcome Other

Since losing my legs, I've found out that I am able to help other people by sharing how I've overcome my obstacles.

- Amy Purdy

Strength Survive Could

We did everything we could to save my legs, and it just came to a point where if we didn't amputate my legs, I wouldn't survive. In that situation, you kind of go into survival mode, and you find strength.

- Amy Purdy

Walls Better Dancing

Dancing is about expressing yourself, and the more walls you let down, the better.

- Amy Purdy