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Helen Keller – 43 Quotes

 

Here are 43 quotes from the famous Helen Keller

 

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

– Helen Keller


Life is either a great adventure or nothing.

– Helen Keller


The highest result of education is tolerance.

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


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

– Helen Keller


True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

– Helen Keller


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

– 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


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


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

– Helen Keller


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

– 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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

– 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


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.

– Helen Keller