Quotes: Helen Keller

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“We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.” – Helen Keller

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart.” – Helen Keller

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

“The chief handicap of the blind is not blindness, but the attitude of seeing people towards them.” – Helen Keller

“I believe humility is a virtue, but I prefer not to use it unless it is absolutely necessary.” – Helen Keller

“What a strange life I lead—a kind of Cinderella-life—half-glitter in crystal shoes, half mice and cinders!” – Helen Keller

“If I, deaf, blind, find life rich and interesting, how much more can you gain by the use of your five senses!” – Helen Keller

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

“Faith is a mockery if it does not teach us that we can build a more complete and beautiful world.” – Helen Keller

“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

“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

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

“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

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

“People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.” – Helen Keller

“Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.” – Helen Keller

“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.” – Helen Keller

“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.” – Helen Keller

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

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