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Quote: Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Four things to learn in life: To think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; To act in everything with the highest motives; To trust God unhesitatingly.


Quote: When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hearing, you lose contact with people. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hearing, you lose contact with people.


Quote: I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the colour and fragrance of a flower -- the Light in my darkness, the Voice in my silence. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

I believe that God is in me as the sun is in the colour and fragrance of a flower -- the Light in my darkness, the Voice in my silence.


Quote: There will never be another now -- 
I'll make the most of today.
There will never be another me -- 
I'll make the most of myself. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

There will never be another now --
I'll make the most of today.
There will never be another me --
I'll make the most of myself.


Quote: We, the people, are not free. Our democracy is but a name. We vote? What does that mean? It means we choose between Tweedledee and Tweedledum. We elect expensive masters to do our work for us, and then blame them because they work for themselves and for their class. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of Helen Keller quote; white text on black background

We, the people, are not free. Our democracy is but a name. We vote? What does that mean? It means we choose between Tweedledee and Tweedledum. We elect expensive masters to do our work for us, and then blame them because they work for themselves and for their class.


Quote: We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others.


Quote: 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 author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.


Quote: Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.


Quote: Making a mistake is falling down; failure is not getting up again. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Making a mistake is falling down; failure is not getting up again.


Quote: A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth.


Quote: You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles.


Quote: Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people.


Quote: My friends have made the story of my life. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

My friends have made the story of my life.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.


Quote: I believe there are angels among us, sent down to us from somewhere up above. They come to you and me in our darkest hours, to show us how to live, to teach us how to give, to guide us with a light of love. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

I believe there are angels among us, sent down to us from somewhere up above. They come to you and me in our darkest hours, to show us how to live, to teach us how to give, to guide us with a light of love.


Quote: Happiness is a state of mind, and depends very little on outward circumstances. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Happiness is a state of mind, and depends very little on outward circumstances.


Quote: There is beauty in everything, even in silence and darkness. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

There is beauty in everything, even in silence and darkness.


Quote: Life is a succesion of lessons which must be lived to be understood. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Life is a succesion of lessons which must be lived to be understood.


Quote: A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.


Quote: The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.


Quote: Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within.


Quote: Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first! by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!


Quote: True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart.


Quote: Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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.


Quote: What really counts in life is the quiet meeting of every difficulty with the determination to get out of it all the good there is. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

What really counts in life is the quiet meeting of every difficulty with the determination to get out of it all the good there is.


Quote: The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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


Quote: No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.


Quote: I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.


Quote: Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therein to be content. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: The simplest way to be happy is to do good. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

The simplest way to be happy is to do good.


Quote: People don't like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

People don't like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.


Quote: Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.


Quote: I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of Helen Keller quote; white text on black background

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.


Quote: I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was.


Quote: It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: College isn't the place to go for ideas. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

College isn't the place to go for ideas.


Quote: 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. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.


Quote: Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.


Quote: The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.


Quote: 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. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.


Quote: So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


Quote: People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.


Quote: Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.


Quote: 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. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: 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 author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.


Quote: All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.


Quote: One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.


Quote: What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.


Quote: Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.


Quote: The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. by author Helen Keller overlaid on photo of photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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


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