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Helen Keller Quotes and Quotations


Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
God Himself is not secure, having given man dominion over His work.
- Helen Keller | God Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Happiness Quotes
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 | Happiness Quotes
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 | Human Relations Quotes
Literature is my utopia.
- Helen Keller | Literature Quotes
It is not possible for civilization to flow backward while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance its allotted length.
- Helen Keller | Youth Quotes
I do not want the peace which pass-eth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
- Helen Keller | Peace of Mind Quotes
True happiness ... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller | Happiness Quotes
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
- Helen Keller | Happiness Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Happiness Quotes
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 | Happiness Quotes
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller | Happiness Quotes
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller | Acceptance Quotes
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller | Acceptance Quotes
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
- Helen Keller | Forgiveness Quotes
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 | Other Side Quotes
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.
I never fight, except against difficulties.
[Tolerance] is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
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.
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation.
- Helen Keller | Friendship Quotes
The million little things that drop into your hands The small opportunities each day brings He leaves us free to use or abuse And goes unchanging along His silent way.
- Helen Keller | God Quotes
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 towards our distant goal.
- Helen Keller | Faith and Unity Quotes
I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.
- Helen Keller | Faith and Unity Quotes
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 | Self-Acceptance Quotes
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller | Self-Acceptance Quotes
The highest result of education is tolerance.
- Helen Keller | Self-Control Quotes
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller | Self-Confidence Quotes
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller | Self-Confidence Quotes
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 | One Day Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | The Future Quotes
You will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
- Helen Keller | Difficult Days Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Difficult Days Quotes
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller | Positive Quotes
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
- Helen Keller | Positive Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Positive Quotes
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller | Positive Quotes
To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.
- Helen Keller | Positive Quotes
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 | Positive Quotes
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.
- Helen Keller | Hope Quotes
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.
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 the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller | Right Quotes
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 | Right Quotes
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller | Right Quotes
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.
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 | Goals Quotes
True happiness ... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller | Goals Quotes
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched-they must be felt with the heart.
Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.
Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature. ... Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller | Security Quotes
God Himself is not secure, having given man dominion over His works.
- Helen Keller | Security Quotes
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller | Risks Quotes
Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller | Risks Quotes
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller | Risks Quotes
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller | Risks Quotes
There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.
- Helen Keller | Courage 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.
- Helen Keller | Success Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Success Quotes
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller | Success Quotes
When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
- Helen Keller | Opportunity Quotes
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 | Commitment Quotes
The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller | Work Quotes
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
- Helen Keller | Work Quotes
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 | Perfection Quotes
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 | Time Quotes
The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller | Time Quotes
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.
We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.
The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
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.
- Helen Keller | Adversity Quotes
I thank God for my handicaps for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God.
- Helen Keller | Adversity Quotes
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller | Worthy Victories Quotes
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller | Self-Pity Quotes
Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen? I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. "Light! Give me light!" was the wordless cry of my soul, and rhe light of love shone on me in that very hour.
- Helen Keller | Introspection Quotes
I believe that life is given us so that we may grow in love, and I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower.
- Helen Keller | Faith Quotes
Discouraged not by difficulties without, or the anguish of ages within, the heart listens to a secret voice that whispers: "Be not dismayed; in the future lies the Promised Land."
- Helen Keller | Heart Quotes
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller | Heart Quotes
Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invisible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller | Lighten up Quotes
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.
- Helen Keller | Lighten up Quotes
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller | Peace Quotes
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
- Helen Keller | Spirituality Quotes
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller | Ancestry Quotes
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book-friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
- Helen Keller | Literature Quotes
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller | Optimism Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes
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 | Relationship Quotes


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