32 Superb Helen Keller Quotes

Helen Keller was an American author and political activist. As a deafblind person, she was the first of her kind of earn a Bachelors of Arts Degree. Receiving two of the highest civilian honors in her life, she devoted much of her life to raising funds for the American Foundation for the Blind. Here is a look at some of the most memorable Helen Keller quotes to know.

“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.”

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

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

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.”

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

“Relationships are like Rome — difficult to start out, incredible during the prosperity of the ‘golden age’, and unbearable during the fall.”

“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.”

“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.”

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

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

“The highest result of education is tolerance.”

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

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.”

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

“What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me.”

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

“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.”

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

Here is a short bio of the known activist Helen Keller and how she overcame incredible odds to help the disabled.

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