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What could be worse than being born without sight? Being born with sight and no vision.

The chief handicap of the blind is not blindness, but the attitude of seeing people towards them.

Speech is the birthright of every child. It is the deaf child's one fair chance to keep in touch with his fellows.

A man can't make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.

I feel the flame of eternity in my soul.

Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.

The greatest tragedy to befall a person is to have sight but lack vision.

Oh, you think the darkness is your ally, but you merely adopted the dark. I was born in it. Molded by it.

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

Happiness is a state of mind, and depends very little on outward circumstances.

Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people.

I have made my limitations tools of learning and true joy.

Make the most of every sense; glory in all the facets of pleasure and beauty which the world reveals to you...

Touch each object as if tomorrow you would never be able to feel anything again.

...our enjoyment of the great works of literature depends more upon the depth of our sympathy than upon our understanding.

We must not creep along when our souls cry out for us to soar!

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

People often ... have no idea how fair the flower is to the touch, nor do they appreciate its fragrance, which is the soul of the flower.

Few pleasures there are indeed without an aftertouch of pain, but that is the preservation which keeps them sweet.

So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

The attempt to suppress an idea has always and everywhere proved a failure.

The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

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

Doubts and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.

To keep our faces toward chance and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all.

What induces a child to learn but his delight in knowing?

True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart

Worse than being blind would be to be able to see but not have any vision.

I learned that it is possible for us to create light, sound and order within us no matter what calamity befall us in the outer world.

While the right friends are near us, we feel that all is well. Our everyday life blossoms suddenly into bright possibilities.

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.

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.

The human being is born with an incurable capacity for making the best of things.

I grow more and more suspicious of the political powers that take men away from their work and set them shooting one another.

My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.

There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.

History is a record of the incessant struggle of humanity against ignorance and oppression.

Fear: the best way out is through.

If we believe that the sun and moon hang in the sky for our delight, there will be joy upon the hills and gladness in the fields.

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.

I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.

To be blind is bad, but worse is to have eyes and not see.

Friends create the world anew each day. Without their loving care, courage would not suffice to keep heartsstrong for life.

Use your eyes as if tomorrow you would become blind.

We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.

While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.

World peace will never come until the passion of supremacy is combated.

It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.

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

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free.

If I write what my soul thinks it will be visible, and the words will be its body.

The highest result of education is tolerance.

Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.

Do not think of to-day's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.

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If I write what my soul thinks it will be visible, and the words will be its body. - Helen Keller download
The greatest tragedy to befall a person is to have sight but lack vision. - Helen Keller download
Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people. - Helen Keller download
A smile goes a long way, but you must first start it on its journey. - Helen Keller download
Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. - Helen Keller download
We betray ourselves into smallness when we think the little choices of each day are trivial. - Helen Keller download
The most beautiful world is always entered through imagination. - Helen Keller download
Make the most of every sense; glory in all the facets of pleasure and beauty which the world reveals to you... - Helen Keller download
The simplest way to be happy is to do good. - Helen Keller download
Once I knew the depth where no hope was and darkness lay on the face of all things. Then love came and set my soul free. - Helen Keller download
We are never really happy until we try to brighten the lives of others. - Helen Keller download
I feel the flame of eternity in my soul. - Helen Keller download
Friends create the world anew each day.
Without their loving care, courage would not
suffice to keep heartsstrong for life. - Helen Keller download
If we believe that the sun and moon hang in the sky for our delight, there will be joy upon the hills and gladness in the fields. - Helen Keller download
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. - Helen Keller download
Happiness is like the mountain summit. It is sometimes hidden by clouds, but we know it is there. - Helen Keller download
The human being is born with an incurable capacity for making the best of things. - Helen Keller download
Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within - Helen Keller download
Everybody talks, nobody listens. Good listeners are as rare as white crows. - Helen Keller download
Even more amazing than the wonders of Nature are the powers of the spirit. - Helen Keller download

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