Quotes From Helen Keller

Helen Keller was an American author, activist and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to graduate from college.

The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie 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 known worldwide through the dramatic depictions of the play The Miracle Worker.

Pick at least one of these quotes and ask yourself...

1) What does this quote mean to you?

2) How can you apply it in your life today?

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.”

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

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart”

“When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us.”

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.”

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

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