Daniel Tammet Quotes & Sayings

58 most famous Daniel Tammet quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 38 year old British writer born on Jan 31, 1979.

Daniel Tammet Quotes
“Often autism is portrayed in the media as a very negative condition, as something that prevents somebody from communicating or from socializing or from being able to have any kind of normal, happy life.”
“I know from my own experience that there is much more to 'intelligence' than an IQ number. In fact, I hesitate to believe that any system could really reflect the complexity and uniqueness of one person's mind, or meaningfully describe the nature of his or her potential.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“I did have a very restricted, regimented life. There was a kind of happiness there, a contentment, but it was a small happiness within very clear and delineated borders.”
“My autism is a very mild form. It was diagnosed at the age of 25, partly because it wasn't diagnosable as a teenager (this is Asperger's syndrome, specifically). But there were certainly traits within that condition, within the autism spectrum in general, especially at the high functioning end, that I think are best looked at as pluses.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“Logic obviously is important. You need to be able to figure things out, to go to the end of a particular problem. But intuition is very important because it references things that logic alone cannot.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“There is no such thing as an average person. They really are guidelines for people to grapple with the unknown, and we can always surprise expectations.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“I consider social skills a bit like learning a language. I've been practising it for so long over so many years I've almost lost my accent.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“Every culture has contributed to maths just as it has contributed to literature. It's a universal language; numbers belong to everyone.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“I have never played the lottery in my life and never will. Voltaire described lotteries as a tax on stupidity. More specifically, I think, on innumeracy.”
Daniel Tammet Quotes
“I love music. I have a fondness for Chopin, and I very much like his 'Raindrop Prelude.'”

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