Prominent Helen Keller Quotes and Sayings

Helen Keller, a renowned author, lecturer and political activist, dedicated her life for people with deafness and blindness to overcome their disabilities. According to Winston Churchill, Helen Keller was “The greatest woman of our age”. The “Miracle Worker” Anne Sullivan was the Helen Keller’s teacher who helped Helen to become a “Winning Helen”. In this post, you will read 40 prominent Helen Keller quotes and sayings about love, joy, happiness, life, faith, success etc.

40 Prominent Helen Keller QuotesThe following inspiring and motivating Helen Keller quotes are capable of changing your life vision and mission.

Inspirational and Motivational Helen Keller Quotes

  1. Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
  2. Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
  3. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
  4. When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
  5. It is not required of every man and woman to do or be something great. Most of us have to be content to take small parts in the drama of life.
  6. Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
  7. Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
  8. Happiness is the final and perfect fruit of obedience to the laws of life.
  9. Happiness is a state of mind, and depends very little on outward circumstances. Cultivate happiness in yourself and in others, and you will wonder at the beauty, the richness, the power that come from you through your bright spirit.
  10. It is said that success is happiness. I think goodwill and service to all men are the true kind of happiness.
  11. 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.
  12. Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
  13. No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
  14. Some people are foolish enough to imagine that wealth and power and fame satisfy our hearts; but they never do, unless they are used to create and distribute happiness in the world.
  15. We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.
  16. We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
  17. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
  18. No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
  19. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
  20. Unless we can help the world where we are, we could not help it if we were somewhere else.
  21. Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
  22. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
  23. 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.
  24. The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.
  25. No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
  26. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
  27. Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
  28. Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
  29. Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.Quotes by Helen Keller
  30. True education combines intellect, beauty, goodness, and the greatest of these is goodness.
  31. What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.
  32. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. (Need powerful confidence quotes? Check here.)
  33. Knowledge is love and light and vision.
  34. The world is sown with good; but unless I turn my glad thoughts into practical living and till my own field, I cannot reap a kernel of good.
  35. The highest result of education is tolerance.
  36. Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.
  37. All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.
  38. Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
  39. What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
  40. People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.

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