110+ Helen Keller Quotes On Education, Success And Blindness

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  1. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
  2. The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
  3. 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.
  4. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
  5. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
  6. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
  7. We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.
  8. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Daring to Adventure
  9. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
  10. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. — Helen Keller

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
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We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough. — Helen Keller

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Daring to AdventureHelen Keller

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Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. — Helen Keller

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I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light. — Helen Keller

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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller

 quote Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
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The best way out is always through. — Helen Keller

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. — Helen Keller

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. — Helen Keller

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Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.
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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Helen Keller

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The highest result of education is tolerance. — Helen Keller

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All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. — Helen Keller

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. — Helen Keller

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Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. — Helen Keller

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The simplest way to be happy is to do good. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Short Quotes

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  • I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
  • The best way out is always through.
  • Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.
  • What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
  • He who is content with what has been done is an obstacle in the path of progress.
  • A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea
  • What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
  • I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
  • It gives me a deep comforting sense that Things seen are temporal and things unseen are eternal.
  • Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
 quote The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision

Helen Keller Quotes On Education

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The highest result of education is tolerance. — Helen Keller

A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. — Helen Keller

A child must feel the flush of victory and the heart-sinking of disappointment before he takes with a will to the tasks distasteful to him and resolves to dance his way through a dull routine of textbooks. — Helen Keller

 quote Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

College isn't the place to go for ideas. — Helen Keller

It was my teacher's genius, her quick sympathy, her loving tact which made the first years of my education so beautiful. It was because she seized the right moment to impart knowledge that made it so pleasant and acceptable to me. — Helen Keller

The highest result of education is tolerance. Long ago men fought and died for their faith; but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, - the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren and their rights of conscience. — Helen Keller

 quote Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think. Whereas, if the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily. — Helen Keller

The best educated human being is the one who understands most about the life in which he is placed. — Helen Keller

A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth. — Helen Keller

Education should train the child to use his brains, to make for himself a place in the world and maintain his rights even when it seems that society would shove him into the scrap-heap. — Helen Keller

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Helen Keller Quotes On Success

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Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. — Helen Keller

Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. — Helen Keller

I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do. — Helen Keller

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

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. — Helen Keller

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. — Helen Keller

To be blind is bad, but worse is to have eyes and not see. — Helen Keller

 quote The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart

Do not think of to-day's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. — Helen Keller

Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom. — Helen Keller

Your success & happiness lies in you. — Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lie in you. External conditions are the accidents of life, its outer trappings. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Blindness

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Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing. — Helen Keller

There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark. — Helen Keller

If I, deaf, blind, find life rich and interesting, how much more can you gain by the use of your five senses! — Helen Keller

Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people. — Helen Keller

Every one of us is blind and deaf until our eyes are opened to our fellowmen, until our ears hear the voice of humanity. — Helen Keller

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self. — Helen Keller

Worse than being blind would be to be able to see but not have any vision. — Helen Keller

The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. — Helen Keller

My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness. — Helen Keller

I have often thought it would be a blessing if each human being were stricken blind and deaf for a few days during their early adult life. Darkness would make them more appreciative of sight; silence would teach them the joys of sound. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Life

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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller

The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn. — Helen Keller

My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. — Helen Keller

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 not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. — Helen Keller

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. — Helen Keller

I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Happiness

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Things must be felt with the heart. — Helen Keller

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The simplest way to be happy is to do good. — Helen Keller

Happiness is like the mountain summit. It is sometimes hidden by clouds, but we know it is there. — Helen Keller

Happiness is the final and perfect fruit of obedience to the laws of life. — Helen Keller

A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. — Helen Keller

There is joy in self-forgetfulness. So I try to make the light in others' eyes my sun, the music in others' ears my symphony, the smile on others' lips my happiness. — Helen Keller

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. — Helen Keller

Happiness calls out responsive gladness in others. There is enough sadness in the world without yours ... never doubt the excellence and permanence of what is yet to be. Join the great company of those who make the barren places of life fruitful with kindness. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Optimism

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You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles. — Helen Keller

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil, but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good, that it may prevail. — Helen Keller

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars. — Helen Keller

I trust, and I recognize the beneficence of the power which we all worship as supreme- Order, Fate, the Great Spirit, Nature, God. I recognize this power in the sun that makes all things grow and keeps life afoot. I make a friend of this indefinable force…this is my religion of optimism. — Helen Keller

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life. If it be true that optimism compels the world forward, and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to propagate a pessimistic philosophy. — Helen Keller

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations, if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith, so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life. If, in short, I am an optimist, my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing. — Helen Keller

There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference. — Helen Keller

Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. — Helen Keller

Optimism, then, is a fact within my own heart. But as I look out upon life, my heart meets no contradiction. The outward world justifies my inward universe of good. — Helen Keller

My optimism is grounded in two worlds, myself and what is about me. I demand that the world be good, and lo, it obeys. I proclaim the world good, and facts range themselves to prove my proclamation overwhelmingly true. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Courage

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In times of danger large groups rise to the highest pitch of enthusiasm, courage and sacrifice . . . Mankind will be refashioned and history rewritten when this law is understood and obeyed. — Helen Keller

There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete. — Helen Keller

Friends create the world anew each day. Without their loving care, courage would not suffice to keep heartsstrong for life. — Helen Keller

We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but in the use we make of them, in the imagination and courage with which we seek wisdom beyond all senses. — Helen Keller

We can drift along with general opinion and tradition, or we can throw ourselves upon the guidance of the soul within and steer courageously toward truth... We have a choice in every event and every limitation and....to choose is to create. — Helen Keller

Our worst foes are not belligerent circumstances, but wavering spirits. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Inspiring

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I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God. — Helen Keller

Next to a leisurely walk I enjoy a spin on my tandem bicycle. It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my iron steed. The rapid rush through the air gives me a delicious sense of strength and buoyancy, and the exercise makes my pulse dance and my heart sing. — Helen Keller

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight. — Helen Keller

True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart — Helen Keller

So much has been given me I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. — Helen Keller

To keep our faces toward chance and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable. — Helen Keller

Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first! — Helen Keller

The fearful are caught as often as the bold. — Helen Keller

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracles await. — Helen Keller

I will not just live my life. I will not just spend my life. I will invest my life. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Determined

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The things you do today that you don't have to do will determine who, what, and where you will be when it is too late to do anything about the things you should have done. — Helen Keller

What really counts in life is the quiet meeting of every difficulty with the determination to get out of it all the good there is. — Helen Keller

The true test of a character is to face hard conditions with the determination to make them better. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On World

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. — Helen Keller

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All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. — Helen Keller

It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length. — Helen Keller

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Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. — Helen Keller

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

I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family feud. — Helen Keller

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. — Helen Keller

The most beautiful world is always entered through imagination. — Helen Keller

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. — Helen Keller

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On People

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It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. — Helen Keller

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. — Helen Keller

I never fight, except against difficulties. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

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 given to the welfare of all the people. — Helen Keller

Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either. — Helen Keller

Once it was necessary that the people should multiply and be fruitful if the race was to survive. But now to preserve the race it is necessary that people hold back the power of propagation. — Helen Keller

The hands of those I meet are dumbly eloquent to me. The touch of some hands is an impertinence. I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger-tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm. — Helen Keller

The chief handicap of the blind is not blindness, but the attitude of seeing people towards them. — Helen Keller

I, for one, love strength, daring, fortitude. I do not want people to kill the fight in them; I want them to fight for right things. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes On Feel

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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Helen Keller

Hold out your hands to feel the luxury of the sunbeams. — Helen Keller

When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. — Helen Keller

When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. There is always a bright side - even if only that it is not worse...and it can always be worse — Helen Keller

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. — Helen Keller

When it seems that our sorrow is too great to be borne, let us think of the great family of the heavy-hearted into which our grief has given us entrance. And inevitably, we will feel about us their arms, their sympathy and their understanding. — Helen Keller

Cut off as I am, it is inevitable that I should sometimes feel like a shadow walking in a shadowy world. When this happens I ask to be taken to New York City. Always I return home weary but I have the comforting certainty that mankind is real flesh and I myself am not a dream. — Helen Keller

What a joy it is to feel the soft, springy earth under my feet once more, to follow grassy roads that lead to ferny brooks where I can bathe my fingers in a cataract of rippling notes, or to clamber over a stone wall into green fields that tumble and roll and climb in riotous gladness! — Helen Keller

I, who cannot see, find hundreds of things to interest me through mere touch. I feel the delicate symmetry of a leaf. I pass my hands lovingly about the smooth skin of a silver birch, or the rough shaggy bark of a pine. — Helen Keller

Certainly it is one of our sweetest experiences that when we are touched by some noble affection or pure joy, we remember the dead most tenderly, and feel more powerfully drawn to them. — Helen Keller

Helen Keller Famous Quotes And Sayings

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. — Helen Keller

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We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough. — Helen Keller

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Daring to AdventureHelen Keller

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Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. — Helen Keller

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Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller

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The best way out is always through. — Helen Keller

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Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. — Helen Keller

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. — Helen Keller

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Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. — Helen Keller

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The highest result of education is tolerance. — Helen Keller

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All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. — Helen Keller

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. — Helen Keller

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness. — Helen Keller

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Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. — Helen Keller

Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend. — Helen Keller

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

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. — Helen Keller

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living. — Helen Keller

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The simplest way to be happy is to do good. — Helen Keller

When I recollect the treasure of friendship that has been bestowed upon me I withdraw all charges against life. If much has been denied me, much, very much has been given. So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart I shall say that life is good. — Helen Keller

For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to--a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song. — Helen Keller

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. — Helen Keller

I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the colour and fragrance of a flower - the Light in my darkness, the Voice in my silence. — Helen Keller

Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings. — Helen Keller

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

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his. — Helen Keller

That the sky is brighter than the earth means little unless the earth itself is appreciated and enjoyed. Its beauty loved gives the right to aspire to the radiance of the sunrise and sunset. — Helen Keller

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

There is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelled me to read it through from beginning to end. I do not think that the knowledge which I have gained of its history and sources compensates me for the unpleasant details it has forced upon my attention. — Helen Keller

I believe there are angels among us, sent down to us from somewhere up above. They come to you and me in our darkest hours, to show us how to live, to teach us how to give, to guide us with a light of love. — Helen Keller

Everybody talks, nobody listens. Good listeners are as rare as white crows. — Helen Keller

I don't give a damn about semi-radicals! — Helen Keller

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

I am just as deaf as I am blind. The problems of deafness are deeper and more complex, if not more important than those of blindness. Deafness is a much worse misfortune. For it means the loss of the most vital stimulus- the sound of the voice that brings language, sets thoughts astir, and keeps us in the intellectual company of man. — Helen Keller

As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision. — Helen Keller

Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free. — Helen Keller

The highest thinkers of the ages, the seers of the tribes and the nations, have been optimists. — Helen Keller

I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers. — Helen Keller

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. — Helen Keller

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal. — Helen Keller

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves. — Helen Keller

Thus I came up out of Egypt and stood before Sinai, and a power divine touched my spirit and gave it sight, so that I beheld many wonders. And from the sacred mountain I heard a voice which said, ‘Knowledge is love and light and vision. — Helen Keller

Joy is a spiritual element that gives vicissitudes unity and significance. — Helen Keller

We betray ourselves into smallness when we think the little choices of each day are trivial. — Helen Keller

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. — Helen Keller

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next. Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood between sincere men of all denominations. — Helen Keller

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. — Helen Keller

The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse. — Helen Keller

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction. — Helen Keller

Life Lessons by Helen Keller

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  1. Helen Keller's life story is a testament to the power of determination and resilience; she overcame physical and mental challenges to become an influential author and activist.
  2. Helen Keller taught us that no matter what obstacles we face, we can find ways to achieve success and make a difference in the world.
  3. She also showed us the importance of never giving up, and that with enough dedication and hard work, anything is possible.

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