Helen Keller Quotes

Helen Keller Quotes

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Helen Keller Quotes Portray But A Small Glimpse of the Incredible Contribution Made by a Lady of Astounding Wisdom, Uncommon Insight and Which Provide a Powerful Message of Hope and Promise For Effectively, Efficiently and Confidently Navigating Your Chosen Life Path

Helen Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author of 12 published books, quite active in the political arena, and a lecturer that has inspired the lives of millions.

In addition to a long list of achievements and awards rightly earned and awarded over her lifetime, Helen Keller was also the first deaf/blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

The Helen Keller Quotes which follow are sure to inspire, perhaps motivate and enable you to see, that regardless of what challenges we might face in life, with the will, the spirit and the determination, we can make a powerful and profound difference in the world regardless of external factors and our "perceived limitations."

Enjoy, internalize and if you choose, "apply" the wisdom shared by an amazing lady of uncommon insight and understanding for enabling and empowering you to create your life in whatever way you choose for it to be.

Helen Keller Quotes

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow." - Helen Keller

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Helen Keller

"Knowledge is love and light and vision." - 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

"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision." - Helen Keller

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

"It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing." - Helen Keller

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

"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light." - 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

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold." - Helen Keller

"Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful." - 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

"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

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

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

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. " - 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

"Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others." - 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

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

"As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision." - 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 something that I can do." - Helen Keller

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

"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." - Helen Keller

"It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears." - 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

"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

"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

"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

"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." - 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

"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

"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." - 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

"Life is either a great adventure or nothing." - 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

"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace." - Helen Keller

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