Inspiring Quotes From Helen Keller
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century’s leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the ACLU.
Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama. In 1882, she was stricken by an illness that left her blind and deaf. Beginning in 1887, Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped her make tremendous progress with her ability to communicate, and Keller went on to college, graduating in 1904. In 1920, Keller helped found the ACLU. During her lifetime, she received many honors in recognition of her accomplishments.
The story of Helen Keller is an inspiration and a source of motivation to us to keep pursuing our dreams no matter. And today, I will let you hear directly from the mouth of this legend as she speaks to our hearts and our inner giants, through her inspiring quotes…
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. -Helen Keller
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. -Helen Keller
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. -Helen Keller
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. -Helen Keller
Life is either a great adventure or nothing. -Helen Keller
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.-Helen Keller
What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me. -Helen Keller
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. -Helen Keller
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. –Helen Keller
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
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. -Helen Keller
True happiness… is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. -Helen Keller