Saturday, November 22, 2008

Nick Vujicic : No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!

today, let's share something inspirational:

this is Nick Vujicic, and as the title implies, he does not have arms or legs, yet he has been able to achieve to much, inspire so many people.. a few quotes that i liked from his was:

'we should not compare sufferings'

'do not put off the things you can do today. do not procrastinate!'

'when we fall, all we have to do is to get up! and the stupiest thing we were made to believe is that we have to do it alone. the truth is, we are not alone...'

' there is a perfect time for everything'

i think i shall leave it to you all to venture his life:

A bit of history from wikipedia:
Nick Vujicic (born December 4, 1982) is a motivational speaker and the director for Life Without Limbs, an organization that is for the physically disabled.
First-born child into his devout Serbian Christian family, Nick Vujicic was born in Melbourne, limbless, missing both arms at shoulder level, and having one small foot with two toes protruding from his left thigh. Initially, his parents were devastated. However, Nick turned out to be otherwise perfectly healthy.
His life was filled with difficulties and hardships. One hardship was not being able to attend a mainstream school because of his physical disability, as the law of Australia required, even though he was not mentally impaired. During his schooling, the laws were changed, and Nick was one of the first disabled students to be migrated to a mainstream school. He learned to write using the two toes on his left "foot," and a special device that slid onto his big toe to grip. He also learned to use a computer and type using the "heel and toe" method (as demonstrated in his speeches). He can also throw tennis balls and answer the phone (also demonstrated in speeches).
Being bullied at his school, Nick grew extremely depressed, and by the age of eight, started contemplating suicide. After begging God to grow arms and legs, Nick eventually began to realize that his accomplishments were inspirational to many, and began to thank God he was alive. When he was seventeen, he started to give talks at his prayer group, and eventually started his non-profit organization, Life Without Limbs...
Nick graduated from college at the age of 21 with a double major in Accounting and Financial Planning. He began his travels as a motivational speaker, focusing on the topics that today's teenagers face. He also speaks in the corporate sector, although his aim is to become an international inspirational speaker, in both Christian and non-Christian venues. He regularly travels internationally to speak to Christian congregations, schools, and corporate meetings. He has spoken on four continents (Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America), in over twelve countries, and to over two million people face-to-face.
By the age of 25, Nick hopes to become financially independent. He wishes to promote his words through shows like The Oprah Winfrey Show, as well as by writing books. His first book, planned for completion by the end of 2009, is to be called No Arms, No Legs, No Worries!
A DVD, Life's Greater Purpose, is available on the Life Without Limbs website. Most of the DVD was filmed in 2005, featuring a brief documentary about his home life, and how he does regular things without limbs. The second part of the DVD was filmed at his local church in Brisbane, and was one of his first professional motivational speeches.
His secular DVD "No Arms, No Legs, No Worries" is available online through his corporate motivational speaking company "Attitude Is Altitude."
Nick's first worldwide television interview, featured on 20/20 (ABC) with Bob Cummings was aired on March 28, 2008.

Inspired? visit his official website at :

Want to hear more?

This is one of his motivational speech...
Part 1



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  1. nice right. hahaha.. and it is cool that he is successful now. but i dun quite agree when he says his condition is medically unexplained. i think everybody is clear that it is due to thalidomide.

    anyway, seriously bersemangat people, hope he motivate u to study! study study study!

  2. People with disabilities are usually more semangat, and they live life to the fullest, compared to people like us. They appreciates what they have more, unlike us, complaints everyday!

  3. he is truly inspirational! two years ago i watched his heartwarming video of how he never blamed God for everything that he is or has happened to him. in fact, he uses his special condition to be God's living testimony of love and grace! thank you for reminding me again about this remarkable man. i knew i was moved to tears back then and still do now. looking at my own two hands and feet, i am truly ashamed!

  4. i tried to refrain myself from online-ing.. guess tak jadi juga... although had prescheduled the blog posts.... sigh...

    bingwui, yeah, it should be thalidomide.. he's lucky he's one of those born to a supportive family and environment... other kids suffered..

    brenda, yeah... i should start complaining less and start counting my blessings... ^^

    poh lin, he's a very strong person indeed.. i truly admire his courage, strength, determination...


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