I think it is the best time to post famous Helen Keller Quotes. The reason, the world is celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December. Why Helen Keller?
Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama, U.S. She lost her ability to see and hear when she was 19 months old. Helen’s life changed with the arrival of 20 years old Anne Sullivan as her instructor and eventually her Governess and lifelong companion. She was also visually impaired. Helen was 7 years old then and Sullivan’s arrival to her home changed her life.
At the age of 24, Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe and thus became the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor Degree in Arts. She travelled to several countries and gave motivational speeches. Helen Keller dedicated her life to improving the conditions of deaf-blind people around the world. She died on June 1, 1968, at the age of 87.
25 Famous Helen Keller Quotes that Can Touch Your Heart
- “Paradise is attained by touch; for in touch is all love and intelligence.”
- “We are fragments of the universe,
Chips of the rock whereon God laid the foundation of the world.”
- “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
- “As sinners stand up in meeting and testify to the goodness of God, so one who is called afflicted may rise up in gladness of conviction and testify to the goodness of life.”
- “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
- “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”
- “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”
- “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”
- “We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.”
- “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.”
- “All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.”
- “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope.”