Helen Keller Quotes

Who was Helen Keller?

Helen Adams Keller was a deaf and blind American author, political activist, and lecturer.

Born June 27, 1880
Died June 1, 1968
Aged 87 years old

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Best 23 Quotes by Helen Keller

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

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

“Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.”

“I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do.”

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

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

“Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!”

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

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

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

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

“The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place.”

“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.”

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

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“We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.”

“When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun.”

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“The real wonders of life lie in the depths. Exploring the depths for truths is the real wonder which the child and the artist know: magic and power lie in truth.”

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“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 that has been opened for us.”

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

Optimism Quotes

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


The Open Door Quotes

“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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“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature… Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

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

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The Story of My Life Quotes

“You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles.”

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“Brave soldier, never fear.
Even though your death is near.”

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