Helen Keller Quotes


Information about Helen Keller

Born in 1880, Helen Keller lost her sight when she was just 1½ years old, a side effect of meningitis. Finding it impossible to control her, her parents contacted Alexander Graham Bell, who was not only an inventor but a teacher of the deaf. At his suggestion, Anne Sullivan was hired to help with young Keller, and the two devised a system of hand signs to communicate. She even learned to s…

Date of Birth: June 27, 1880
Date of Death: June 01, 1968


Found 162 quotes by Helen Keller .
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"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." Helen Keller
Keller's teacher, Sullivan, became a dear friend, and it was in a letter to another acquaintance that Keller mentioned Sullivan providing her an understanding of this quote. Add Category or Author

Editor's Pick    Empathy    Heart    inspirational    Love   

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"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us." Helen Keller
We Bereaved (1929) Add Category or Author

Editor's Pick    Happiness    inspirational    Life    Opportunity    Quote of the Day    Triumph   

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"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." Helen Keller
The Open Door (1957) Add Category or Author

Adventure    Experience    Insights    inspirational    Life    Security   

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"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature." Helen Keller
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Adventure    American Author    Example    Insights   

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"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." Helen Keller
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Challenges    Character    inspirational    Overtime    Quote of the Day   

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"One can never consent to creep when one feels the compulsion to soar." Helen Keller
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Compassion    Graduation   

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"So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good." Helen Keller
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American Author    Cute Love    Friends Or Friendship    Quote of the Day   

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"Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight." Helen Keller
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inspirational    Kindness    Quote of the Day   

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"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart" Helen Keller
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Heart And Soul   

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"Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood." Helen Keller
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Advice    Experience    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." Helen Keller
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Achievement    American Author    Possibilities   

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"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." Helen Keller
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Action    Courageous    Empathy   

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"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller
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Strength    Teams And Teamwork   

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"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." Helen Keller
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Blindness    inspirational    Life    Opportunity    Triumph   

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"It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui." Helen Keller
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American Author    Devil    Peaceful   

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"Life is either a great adventure or nothing." Helen Keller
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Adventure    American Author   

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"When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another." Helen Keller
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American Author    inspirational   

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"Museums and art stores are also sources of pleasure and inspiration. Doubtless it will seem strange to many that the hand unaided by sight can feel action, sentiment, beauty in the cold marble; and yet it is true that I derive genuine pleasure from touching great works of art. As my finger tips trace line and curve, they discover the thought and emotion which the artist has portrayed." Helen Keller
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Art    Museums And Galleries   

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"What I am looking for is not "out there", it is in me" Helen Keller
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Love   

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"Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others." Helen Keller
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American Author    Business   

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"Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived." Helen Keller
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American Author    Pain    Sorrow   





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