Helen Keller Quotes Page 2

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

Inspirational Quotes  |


Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.

Helen Keller

Appreciation   |  


Most people measure their happiness in terms of physical pleasure and material possession. Could they win some visible goal which they have set on the horizon, how happy they would be!

Helen Keller, Optimism

Happiness   |  


My hand is to me what your hearing and sight together are to you. In large measure we travel the same highways, read the same books, speak the same language, yet our experiences are different.

Helen Keller, The World I Live In and Optimism: A Collection of Essays

Experience   |  


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.

Hellen Keller, The Story of My Life

Quotes about Life   |  


Once I knew the depth where no hope was, and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free.

Helen Keller

Hope   |  


So you see I am not shut out from the region of the beautiful, though my hand cannot perceive the brilliant colors in the sunset or on the mountain, or reach into the blue depths of the sky.

Helen Keller, The World I Live In and Optimism: A Collection of Essays

Beauty   |  


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.

Helen Keller

Blessed   |  


My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.

Helen Keller

Work   |  


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.

Helen Keller

Death   |  


I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

Helen Keller

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.

Helen Keller

Accomplishment   |  


College isn't the place to go for ideas.

Helen Keller

The Birth of 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.

Helen Keller

New Beginnings   |  


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.

Helen Keller

Family   |  


A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.

Helen Keller

Happy   |  


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.

Helen Keller

Failure   |  


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.

Helen Keller

Attitude   |


Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Helen Keller

Faith   |  



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