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

Helen Keller was an American author, activist and educator. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in America.

When she was a little child she lost her sight and hearing, and for many months she couldn’t communicate with other people, including her own family. But this changed when the wonderful woman Annie Sullivan came into her life when she was 6 years old. She learnt to talk and read with her hands through the help of Ms. Sullivan .

What a wonderful story, and what’s even more wonderful is the timeless wisdom that Keller shared with the American people and the world. Here below I’ve selected four excerpts/quotes where she raises the bar of inspiration and grace that much higher.

Enjoy!

Helen Keller Quote - What we have once enjoyed we can never lose...

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. A sunset, a mountain bathed in moonlight, the ocean in calm and in storm – we see these, love their beauty, hold the vision to our hearts. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller (The Open Door, 1957)


Helen Keller Quote - Life is either a daring adventure or...

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure.
Helen Keller (The Open Door, 1957)


Helen Keller - Everything has its wonders, even darkness and...

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.
Helen Keller (The Story of My Life, 1903)


Helen Keller Quote - The best and most beautiful things...

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.
Helen Keller (The Story of My Life, 1903)

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"And I say to any man or woman, Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."
Walt Whitman 
in Leaves of Grass (1855)

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