Quotes by Helen Keller

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

  • “Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “The highest result of education is tolerance.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “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
  • “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
  • “So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
    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
  • “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
    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
  • “Knowledge is love and light and vision.”
    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
  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “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.”
    by Helen Keller
  • “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.”
    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

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