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Helen Keller- an inspiration in difficult times!

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Enjoy a collection of inspirational words of wisdom in these Helen Keller quotes. Helen Keller was born in 1880 and died in 1968. She became deaf and blind when she was just a baby of 19 months. As a child she was uncontrollable and her parents enlisted the help of Anne Sullivan. Anne Sullivan opened Helen’s world by patiently teaching the young child. Her story has been told in books and in film. Enjoy these famous words of wisdom

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 the shadow.
Helen Keller

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

All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
Helen Keller

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

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

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

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Keller

The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
Helen Keller