Helen Keller Quotes Page 2
Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
College isn't the place to go for ideas.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
The beginning of my life was simple and much like every other little life. I came, I saw, I conquered, as the first baby in the family always does.
A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
I have often been asked, "Do not people bore you?" I do not understand quite what that means. I suppose the calls of the stupid and curious, especially of newspaper reporters, are always inopportune. I also dislike people who try to talk down to my understanding. They are like people who when walking with you try to shorten their steps to suit yours; the hypocrisy in both cases is equally exasperating.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
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