55 Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller

Helen Keller was the first person with a disability to achieve a Bachelor of Arts degree. Being a deaf-blind person never became a hindrance in pursuing her goals. May these Helen Keller quotes on success, optimism, and courage help you become motivated to pursue your goals and dreams to the best of your abilities, whatever the challenges you encounter.

Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller
1. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.” – Helen Keller

2. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.” – Helen Keller

3. “It is so pleasant to learn about new things. Every day I find how little I know, but I do not feel discouraged since God has given me an eternity in which to learn more.” – Helen Keller

4. “One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.” – Helen Keller

5. “Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly.” – Helen Keller

6. “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.” – Helen Keller

7. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure.” – Helen Keller

8. “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

9. “No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” – Helen Keller
Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller
10. “Do not think of todays failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.” – Helen Keller

11. “If the blind put their hands in God's, they find their way more surely than those who see but have not faith or purpose.” – Helen Keller

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

13. “So much has been given to me I have not time to ponder over that which has been denied.” – Helen Keller

14. “Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each others welfare, social justice can never be attained.” – Helen Keller
Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller
15. “The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller

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

17. “I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.” – Helen Keller

18. “I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.” – Helen Keller

19. “So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” – Helen Keller
Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller
20. “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

21. “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into light.” – Helen Keller

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

23. “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

24. “Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.” – Helen Keller
Famous quotes and sayings by Helen Keller
25. “There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.” – Helen Keller

26. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.” – Helen Keller

27. “Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.” – Helen Keller

28. “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

29. “I wonder what becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.” – Helen Keller

30. “The most beautiful world is always entered through imagination.” – Helen Keller

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31. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

32. “Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.” – Helen Keller

33. “My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.” – Helen Keller

34. “To keep our faces toward change, and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.” – Helen Keller

35. “As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.” – Helen Keller

36. “We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller

37. “One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.” – Helen Keller

38. “A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” – Helen Keller

39. “The infinite wonders of the universe are revealed to us in exact measure as we are capable of receiving them. The keenness of our vision depends not on how much we can see, but on how much we feel.” – Helen Keller

40. “It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.” – Helen Keller

41. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

42. “What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.” – Helen Keller

43. “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

44. “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

45. “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

46. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

47. “No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.” – Helen Keller

48. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

49. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller

50. “Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.” – Helen Keller

51. “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

52. “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

53. “It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.” – Helen Keller

54. “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

55. “What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.” – Helen Keller

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