Helen Keller Quotes (71 quotations)

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1. A child must feel the flush of victory and the heart-sinking of disappointment before he takes with a will to the tasks distasteful to him and resolves to dance his way through a dull routine of textbooks. - Helen Keller

2. Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. - Helen Keller

3. 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

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

5. 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. - Helen Keller

6. College isn't the place to go for ideas. - Helen Keller

7. Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see. - Helen Keller

8. Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therein to be content. - Helen Keller

9. Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight. - Helen Keller

10. Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. - Helen Keller

11. Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. - Helen Keller

12. I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Helen Keller

13. I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do something I can do. - Helen Keller

14. I am only one; but still I am one. I may not be able to do everything, but still I can do something. - Helen Keller

15. I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world. - Helen Keller

16. I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace. - Helen Keller

17. 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

18. I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued. - Helen Keller

19. 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

20. I'm not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Helen Keller

21. 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

22. Is there anything worse than being blind? Yes, a man with sight and no vision. - Helen Keller

23. It gives me a deep comforting sense that "things seen are temporal and things unseen are eternal." - Helen Keller

24. 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 toward our distant goal. - Helen Keller

25. It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing. - Helen Keller

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