Helen Keller Quotes In English

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Helen Keller Quotes In English

Hello, Welcome in a collection of quotes and sayings by Helen Keller on inspiration, motivation, life, people, positivity, dreams, forgiveness, mistakes, winning and goals. Our team gives you some quotes about Helen Keller. She was born on June 27, 1880, Tuscumbia, AL. Helen Adams Keller was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. Helen Keller was a prolific author, Keller was well-traveled and outspoken in her convictions. A member of the Socialist Party of America and the Industrial Workers of the World, she campaigned for women’s suffrage, labor rights, socialism, antimilitarism, and other similar causes. She was inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame in 1971 and was one of twelve inaugural inductees to the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame on June 8, 2015. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. She died in June 1, 1968, Easton, CT.

  • “People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.”

  • “Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”

  • “Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.”

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

  • “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 been opened for us.”

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  • “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.”

  • “The most pathetic person in the world is some one who has sight but no vision.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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

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  • “The highest result of education is tolerance.”

  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

  • “What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”

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

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

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  • “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.”

  • “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”

  • “Literature is my Utopia.”

  • “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.”

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

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

  • “A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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

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  • “Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within”

  • “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.”

  • “I wonder what becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.”

  • “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.”

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

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  • “Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.”

  • “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.”

  • “So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.”

  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”

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

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

  • “One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.”

  • “There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.”

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

  • “To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.”

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  • “Your success and happiness lie in you.”

  • “My friends have made the story of my life.”

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

  • “Relationships are like Rome — difficult to start out, incredible during the prosperity of the ‘golden age’, and unbearable during the fall. Then, a new kingdom will come along and the whole process will repeat itself until you come across a kingdom like Egypt… that thrives, and continues to flourish. This kingdom will become your best friend, your soul mate, and your love.”

  • “I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.”

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

  • “They took away what should have been my eyes (but I remembered Milton’s Paradise). They took away what should have been my ears, (Beethoven came and wiped away my tears) They took away what should have been my tongue, (but I had talked with god when I was young) He would not let them take away my soul, possessing that I still possess the whole.”

  • “Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.”

  • “Great poetry needs no interpreter other than a responsive heart.”

  • “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.”

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  • “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.”

  • “So much has been given to me I have not time to ponder over that which has been denied.”

  • “Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.”

  • “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

  • “While they were saying it couldn’t be done, it was done.”

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  • “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.”

  • “Do not think of todays failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.”

  • “The most beautiful world is always entered through imagination.”

  • “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world–the company of those who have known suffering.”

  • “I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.”

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  • “There is beauty in everything, even in silence and darkness.”

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

  • “Knowledge is love and light and vision.”

  • “As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so sex with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.”

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  • “For one wild, glad moment we snapped the chain that binds us to earth, and joining hands with the winds we felt ourselves divine.”

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

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

  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.”

  • “It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.”

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  • “It has been said that life has treated me harshly; and sometimes I have complained in my heart because many pleasures of human experience have been withheld from me…if much has been denied me, much, very much, has been given me…”

  • “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

  • “I rejoice to live in such a splendidly disturbing time!”

  • “The infinite wonders of the universe are revealed to us in exact measure as we are capable of receiving them. The keenness of our vision depends not on how much we can see, but on how much we feel.”

  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure.”

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  • “Trying to write is very much like trying to put a Chinese puzzle together. We have a pattern in mind which we wish to work out in words; but the words will not fit the spaces, or, if they do, they will not match the design.”

  • “The world is not moved only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.”

  • “True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart.”

  • “If the blind put their hands in God’s, they find their way more surely than those who see but have not faith or purpose.”

  • “My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.”

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  • “I do not mean to object to a thorough knowledge of the famous works we read. I object only to the interminable comments and bewildering criticisms that teach but one thing: there are as many opinions as there are men.”

  • “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.”

  • “It is so pleasant to learn about new things. Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.”

  • “Good friends walk in when the old ones walk out.”

  • “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.”

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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.”

  • “Believe. No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted island, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.”

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

  • “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.”

  • “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.”

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  • “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.”

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

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

  • “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.”

  • “Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.”

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  • “A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.”

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

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

  • “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.”

  • “I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.”

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  • “When one reads hurriedly and nervously, having in mind written tests and examinations, one’s brain becomes encumbered with a lot of bric-a-brac for which there seems to be little use.”

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

  • “In a word, literature is my utopia.”

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

  • “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.”

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  • “Great poetry, whether written in Greek or in English, needs no other interpreter than a responsive heart.”

  • “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.”

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

  • “Once I knew the depth where no hope was, and darkness lay on the face of all things… 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.”

  • “True happines is not attained through self gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

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  • “Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.”

  • “The mind is as big as the universe.”

  • “Look the world straight in the eye.”

  • “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 the one which has opened for us.”

  • “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. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.”

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  • “Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.”

  • “My fingers are tickled to delight by the soft ripple of a baby’s laugh…”

  • “Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”

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

  • “Under softest touch hides treacherous claws.”

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  • “The only lightless dark is the night of ingnorance and insensibility.”

  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.”

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

  • “One cannot consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”

  • “The richness of the human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome.”

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