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Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
Helen Keller (Optimism, 1903)
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
Helen Keller (Helen Keller's Journal, 1936-1937)
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
Helen Keller
We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough.
Helen Keller
Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
Helen Keller
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Helen Keller
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.
Helen Keller (Optimism, 1903)
Knowledge is love, light and vision.
Helen Keller (The Story of My Life, 1903)
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
Helen Keller (The Story of My Life, 1903)
The bulk of the world’s knowledge is an imaginary construction.
Helen Keller (The Five-sensed World, 1910)
The highest result of education is tolerance.
Helen Keller (Optimism, 1903)
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Helen Keller
I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.
Helen Keller (Midstream: My Later Life, 1937)
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
Helen Keller (The Story of My Life, 1903)
It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision. 
Helen Keller
What I am looking for is not out there; it is in me.
Helen Keller
Happiness is the final and perfect fruit of obedience to the laws of life.
Helen Keller (The Simplest Way to be Happy, 1933)
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. 
Helen Keller
Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
Helen Keller (Out of the Dark, 1920)
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
Helen Keller
Is there anything worse than being blind? Yes, a man with sight and no vision.
Helen Keller
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.
Helen Keller (The Simplest Way to be Happy, 1933)
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
Helen Keller
While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.
Helen Keller
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
Helen Keller (Quoted in Helen Keller, her Socialist years: writings and speeches, 1967)
Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought.
Helen Keller (Speech in Carnegie Hall, 1916)
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.
Helen Keller
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Helen Keller (Midstream: My Later Life, 1937)
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Helen Keller
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Helen Keller Biography

Born: June 27, 1880
Died: June 1, 1968

Helen Keller was an American author, activist and educator. She was the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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