Friday, February 26, 2016

Helen Keller Quotes

“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.”

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”

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

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

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

“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.”

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”

“Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”

“People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.”

“Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all -- the apathy of human beings.”

“What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me.”

“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world”

“Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within”

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.”

“Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.”

“For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to--a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song.”

1 comment:

  1. “What I'm looking for is not out there, it is in me.” I like this quote very much. Thanks for sharing!!