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70 Famous Helen Keller Quotes



In this post, you will find 70 Famous Helen Keller Quotes.


Helen Keller Quotes


“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”


“The highest result of education is tolerance.”


“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.”


“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.”


“What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.”


“Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.”


“College isn’t the place to go for ideas.”


“Knowledge is love and light and vision.”


“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”


“No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.”


“What a blind person needs are not a teacher but another self.”


“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”


“While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.”


“My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.”


“It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.”


“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”


“Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”


“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”


“The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.”


“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”


“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”


“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.”


“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”


“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.”


“Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.”


“God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work.”


“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”


“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.”


“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.”


“The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”


“I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.”


“Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly.”


“Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.”


“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”


“There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.”


“Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.”


“When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”


“Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”


“I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.”


“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”


“Everything has its wonders, even darkness, and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”


“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.”


“People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.”


“Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.”


“No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.”


“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still, I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”


“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.”


“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”


“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart”


“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”


“Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there’s a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.”


“It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.”


“Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with a lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.”


“We, the people, are not free. Our democracy is but a name. We vote? What does that mean? It means we choose between Tweedledee and Tweedledum. We elect expensive masters to do our work for us, and then blame them because they work for themselves and for their class.”


“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book-friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.”


“The test of a democracy is not the magnificence of buildings or the speed of automobiles or the efficiency of air transportation, but rather the care is given to the welfare of all the people.”


“Meanwhile the desire to express myself grew. The few signs I used became less and less adequate, and my failures to make myself understood were invariably followed by outbursts of passion.”


“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”


“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere, and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles… Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.”


“Observers in the full enjoyment of their bodily senses pity me, but it is because they do not see the golden chamber in my life where I dwell delighted; for, dark as my path may seem to them, I carry a magic light in my heart. Faith, the spiritual strong searchlight, illumines the way, and although sinister doubts lurk in the shadow, I walk unafraid towards the Enchanted Wood where the foliage is always green, where joy abides, where nightingales nest and sing, and where life and death are one in the Presence of the Lord.”


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