Purple Day Messages and Quotes

Purple Day Messages and Quotes…
Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.
Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness.

Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages.

On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. Last year, people in more than 85 countries on all continents participated in Purple Day! Canada is the only country in the world who officially recognizes March 26th as Purple Day through the Purple Day Act implemented on June 28, 2012.

 Further intentions of this movement are to reduce the social stigmas commonly endured by many individuals afflicted with the condition, to provide assurance and advocacy to those living with epilepsy, and to encourage individuals living with the condition to take action in their communities to achieve these aims.

The concept of Purple Day was initiated by a nine-year-old Canadian named Cassidy Megan, and was motivated by her own struggle with epilepsy. The first Purple Day event was held on March 26, 2008, and is now known as the Purple Day for Epilepsy campaign. The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia joined Cassidy and helped to spread awareness of Cassidy’s initiative.

Purple Day Messages and Quotes
Paul Shaffer of the Late Show with David Letterman with Purple Day founder, Cassidy Megan

In 2017, a Guinness World Record was reached during Purple Day by the Anita Kaufmann Foundation for the achievement of the largest ever epilepsy training session.

Purple Day Messages and Quotes


Epilepsy can never stop my march towards success and glory.

Remember that you are a warrior who is fighting with the disease each day.

On this Purple Day let us all pray for the well-being of the epilepsy patients.

The occasion of Purple Day reminds us that we need to create more awareness about epilepsy. Warm wishes on this special day to everyone.

By loving and respecting a person suffering from epilepsy, you can make a heart happy and healthy. Wishing a very Happy Purple Day to all.

Courage is all about trying again until you are able to throw out the disease known as epilepsy from your body.

People suffering from epilepsy are still waiting to be treated equally in the society, still waiting to be accepted and loved. Happy Purple Day to everyone.

The fight against epilepsy and the myths that surround this condition have to go on and on. Warm greetings on the occasion of Purple Day to all.

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Wishing a very HappyPurple Day to you. This day reminds us that we must never surrender ourselves to epilepsy but fight with it with all our courage and strength.

Epilepsy is not a contagious disease and that is what we need to tell this world so that we can fight with it together. A very Happy Purple Day to you.

We often take epilepsy lightly but it is as serious as any other disease and we must make everyone aware about it. Happy Purple Day to everyone.

Each day I am fighting a psychological war against epilepsy and I will continue to do so because I am a fighter who will never surrender.

The occasion of Purple Day reminds all of us that we must come together to fight epilepsy and stand with the people suffering from it. Happy Purple Day.

Wishing a very Happy Purple Day to everyone. This day reminds us that there still so many people suffering from epilepsy and we must stand with them.

Let us come together and unite not just by wearing purple but by accepting people with epilepsy with open arms into our lives. Warm wishes on Purple Day.

Let purple be the color that unites us and celebrate the occasion of Purple Day by making the world aware of this condition. Warm greetings on Purple Day to you.

Never ever allow epilepsy to defeat you because you are much stronger, much powerful that this disease and you deserve to win. A very Happy Purple Day to you my dear.

The one and only way to celebrate Purple Day is by making each and every person aware of epilepsy and clearing all the air that surrounds it. Warm wishes on Purple Day.

This world would become a much happier and beautiful place to live if we will learn the right things about epilepsy instead of surrounding ourselves with misconceptions. Happy Purple Day.

On this Purple Day try to stand beside the epilepsy patients as friends and well-wishers. Let them know that they are not alone in their fight against epilepsy.

Each Purple Day brings with itself a ray of hope and encouragement for all those who have been affected by epilepsy. It gives us the much-needed strength to rise up and fight again.

“Epilepsy is a disease in the shadows. Patients are often reluctant to admit their condition – even to close family, friends or co-workers – because there’s still a great deal of stigma and mystery surrounding the disease that plagued such historical figures as Julius Caesar, Edgar Allan Poe and Lewis Carroll.”  Lynda Resnick

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