Favorite Quotations Helen Keller More Classic Literature

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." ~ Helen Keller

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A simple, childlike faith in a Divine Friend solves all the problems that come to us by land or sea.

I believe that God is in me, as the sun is in the color and fragrance of a flower, the Light in my darkness, the Voice in my silence.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.

As selfishness and complaint pervert and cloud the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.

College isn't the place to go for ideas.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, there in to be content.

Four things to learn in life: To Think clearly without hurry or confusion; To love everybody sincerely; to act in everything with the highest motives; To Trust God unhesitatingly.

I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.

Join the great company of those who make the barren places of life fruitful with kindness.

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.

We differ, blind and seeing, one from another, not in our senses, but in the use we make of them, in the imagination and courage with which we seek wisdom beyond the senses.

A smile goes a long way, but you must first start it on its journey.

Christmas Day is the festival of optimism.

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

Happiness is not obtained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.