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Hellen Keller Quotes

The renowned American author was also a political activist and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.

Being a prolific author, Keller was well traveled and outspoken in her convictions. Since she is very much known loved for her writing and quotes, let’s take a look at her quotes and sayings.

Hellen Keller Quotes

Here is a collection for the best Hellen Keller Quotes.

Hellen Keller Quotes

1. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

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

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

4. 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.

5. The highest result of education is tolerance.

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

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

8. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

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

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

11. Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

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

13. Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.

14. I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

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

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

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

18. The highest result of education is tolerance.

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

20. I am thankful that in a troubled world no calamity can prevent the return of spring.

21. What do I consider a teacher should be? One who breathes life into knowledge so that it takes new form in progress and civilization.

22. The woman who works for a dollar a day has as much right as any other human being to say what the conditions of her work should be.

23. More than at any other time, when I hold a beloved book in my hand my limitations fall from me, my spirit is free.

24. I believe humility is a virtue, but I prefer not to use it unless it is absolutely necessary.

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

26. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

27. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

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

29. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

30. Life is either a great adventure or nothing.

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

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

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

33. All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

34. True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

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

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

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

38. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

39. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

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

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