Helen Keller Quotes
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
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.
Many people know so little about what is beyond their short range of experience. They look within themselves - and find nothing! Therefore they conclude that there is nothing outside themselves either.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
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