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quote by Helen Keller: When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hearing, you lose contact with people. with background image: 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.

--Helen Keller
quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

--Helen Keller

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

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

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quote 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 … with background image: 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.

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing. with background image: 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.

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

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

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

A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth.

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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

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quote by Helen Keller: My friends have made the story of my life. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

My friends have made the story of my life.

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Longer Version:

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


quote by Helen Keller: 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 o… with background image: 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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

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

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

Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!

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quote by Helen Keller: True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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

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

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

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Longer Version:

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 by Helen Keller: Life is a daring adventure or nothing. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Life is a daring adventure or nothing.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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quote 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. with background image: 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.

--Helen Keller

Longer Version:

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


quote by Helen Keller: When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. with background image: woman standing on sunflower field
Background Photo: Jayson Hinrichsen

Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow.

--Helen Keller

Longer Version:

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do.


quote by Helen Keller: I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than walk alone in the light. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than walk alone in the light.

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quote by Helen Keller: What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

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quote by Helen Keller: A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.

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quote by Helen Keller: Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therein to be content. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: The simplest way to be happy is to do good. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

The simplest way to be happy is to do good.

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quote by Helen Keller: People don't like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. with background image: 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.

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

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

--Helen Keller

quote by Helen Keller: Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. with background image: butterfly perched on petaled flower
Background Photo: Ray Hennessy

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

--Helen Keller

Things must be felt with the heart.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. with background image: blue wooden door opened
Background Photo: Joaquin Paz y Miño

Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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

College isn't the place to go for ideas.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right. with background image: 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.

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quote by 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 valley… with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. with background image: red metal bridge over river
Background Photo: J. Balla Photography

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.

--Helen Keller
quote by Helen Keller: 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. with background image: 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.

--Helen Keller

We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.

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quote 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. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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.

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quote 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… with background image: 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.

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quote by Helen Keller: Knowledge is love and light and vision. with background image: pink and white flowers on white surface
Background Photo: Darren Nunis

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

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quote by Helen Keller: All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

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

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

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

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

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

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quote 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. with background image: 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.

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

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

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quote by Helen Keller: Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. with background image: photo of author Helen Keller with quote

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

--Helen Keller

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