Helen Keller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Helen Keller quotes, Helen Keller sayings, and Helen Keller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Your success and happiness lie in you...resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.      

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.      

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.     

Helen Keller

Happiness cannot come from without. It must come from within. It is not what we see and touch or that which others do for us which makes us happy; it is that which we think and feel and do, first for the other fellow and then for ourselves.     

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

True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart.

Helen Keller

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

Resolve to keep happy and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.     

Helen Keller

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.

Helen Keller

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.

Helen Keller

The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.     

Helen Keller

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

Helen Keller

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.     

Helen Keller

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.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.      

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.     

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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.      

Helen Keller

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye.

Helen Keller

Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.

Helen Keller

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 something I can do.     

Helen Keller

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.

Helen Keller

College isn't the place to go for ideas.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller