Helen Keller Quotes
Brief author info: Helen Keller (1880-1968) American writer and lecturer Blind and deaf after illness at nineteen months; student of Anne Sullivan; became famous for overcoming her disabilities; wrote numerous books, including The Story of My Life (1902); lectured widely; received Presidential Medal of Freedom (1964).
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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 which has been opened for us.
No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.
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.
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.
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.
What is the use of such terrible diligence as many tire themselves out with, if they always postpone their exchange of smiles with Beauty and Joy to cling to irksome duties and relations?
I can see, and that is why I can be so happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a man-made world.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
A relationship is what happens between two people who are waiting for something better to come along.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Fantasy love is much better than Reality Love.