Helen Keller Quotes

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"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart."
  

"The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision."
  

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

"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."
  

"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."
  

"To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug."
  

"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."
  

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

"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."
  

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

"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."
  

"College isn't the place to go for ideas."
  

"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."
  

"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."
  

"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."
  

"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision."
  

"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."

"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."
  

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

"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light."
  

"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 something that I can do."
  

"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."
  

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

"It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing."
 

"Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world."
  

"Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived."
  

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

"Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!"
  

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

"The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next."
  

"The highest result of education is tolerance."
  

"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."

Written by Author : Helen Keller

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