Helen Keller

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Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deafblind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate, has become widely known through the dramatic depictions of the play and film The Miracle Worker. Her birthplace in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, is now a museum and sponsors an annual "Helen Keller Day". Her birthday on June 27 is commemorated as Helen Keller Day in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and was authorized at the federal level by presidential proclamation by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, the 100th anniversary of her birth. A prolific author, Keller was well-traveled and outspoken in her convictions. A member of the Socialist... More

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Helen Keller Quotes

Helen Keller #Alone

Photo of Helen Keller Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller #Age

Photo of Helen Keller The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Helen Keller #Best #Life

Photo of 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.
Helen Keller #Business #Life

Photo of Helen Keller Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
Helen Keller #Education

Photo of Helen Keller The highest result of education is tolerance.
Helen Keller #Experience

Photo of Helen Keller 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.
Helen Keller #Faith #Strength

Photo of Helen Keller Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Helen Keller #Faith #Hope #Motivational

Photo of Helen Keller Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Keller #God #Religion

Photo of Helen Keller It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
Helen Keller #Alone #Friendship

Photo of Helen Keller Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Helen Keller #Great

Photo of 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.
Helen Keller #Great #Life

Photo of Helen Keller Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller #Happiness

Photo of Helen Keller Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Helen Keller #Happiness

Photo of Helen Keller No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Helen Keller #Happiness

Photo of Helen Keller No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
Helen Keller #Intelligence #Knowledge #Love

Photo of Helen Keller Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Keller #Life

Photo of Helen Keller Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Helen Keller #Love

Photo of Helen Keller As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
Helen Keller #Peace

Photo of Helen Keller I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Helen Keller #Nature

Photo of Helen Keller Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
Helen Keller #Happiness #Success #New Years

Photo of 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.
Helen Keller #Experience

Photo of 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.
Helen Keller #Love

Photo of 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.
Helen Keller #Teacher

Photo of Helen Keller What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.
Helen Keller #Work

Photo of Helen Keller My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.