Helen Keller Quotes

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.


The highest result of education is tolerance.


Knowledge is power.” Rather, knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge – broad, deep knowledge – is to know true ends from false, and lofty things from low. To know the thoughts and deeds that have marked man’s progress is to feel the great heart-throbs of humanity through the centuries; and if one does not feel in these pulsations a heavenward striving, one must indeed be deaf to the harmonies of life.


Knowledge is love and light and vision.


One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.


What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.


Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.


Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.


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.


No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.


Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.


Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.


We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.


Believe. No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit


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 been opened for us.


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.


What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me.


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


There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference.


My optimism is grounded in two worlds, myself and what is about me. I demand that the world be good, and lo, it obeys. I proclaim the world good, and facts range themselves to prove my proclamation overwhelmingly true.


Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.