Inspiration, Motivation

45 Famous Quotes by Helen Keller

Best Helen Keller Quotes

Helen Adams Keller was a political activist, an author and a lecturer from America. She was the first blind and deaf person to receive a bachelor degree in arts and humanity. She was the co-founder of the ACLU as well. Here are some of her popular quotes listed.

Helen Keller Quotes

  1. “Never Give Up, before Giving Your Best in All What You Face.” – Helen Keller
  2. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.” – Helen Keller
  3. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  4. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller
  5. “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
  6. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.” – Helen Keller
  7. “When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.” – Helen Keller
  8. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller
  9. “It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” – Helen Keller
  10. “When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don’t see the one that has opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  11. “My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.” – Helen Keller
  12. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller
  13. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller
  14. “My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness.” – Helen Keller
  15. “What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.” – Helen Keller
  16. “We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller
  17. “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.” – Helen Keller
  18. “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others” – Helen Keller
  19. “My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.” – Helen Keller
  20. “The highest result of education is tolerance.” – Helen Keller
  21. “Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom.” – Helen Keller
  22. “As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.” – Helen Keller
  23. “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
  24. “God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work.” – Helen Keller
  25. “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
  26. “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller
  27. “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others” – Helen Keller
  28. “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
  29. “The world is moved along not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.” – Helen Keller
  30. “We 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
  31. “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller
  32. “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
  33. “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
  34. “The best way out is always through.” – Helen Keller
  35. “Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.” – Helen Keller
  36. “I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.” – Helen Keller
  37. “Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived.” – Helen Keller
  38. “The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.” – Helen Keller
  39. “Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller
  40. “College isn’t the place to go for ideas.” – Helen Keller
  41. “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
  42. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller
  43. “No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.” – Helen Keller
  44. “It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance it allotted length.” – Helen Keller
  45. “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

Above are some of the best quotes by Helen Keller, if you have more of her quotes you can share the same in the comments section.