Quotes by Helen Keller

Quotes by Helen Keller (US blind & deaf educator (1880 – 1968))

  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Security is mostly a superstition. It 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 outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “The highest result of education is tolerance.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Knowledge is love and light and vision.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.”
    by 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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”
    by Helen Keller

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