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.


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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.     

Helen Keller

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.     

Helen Keller

Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.     

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

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.     

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave likefree spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.     

Helen Keller

When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.     

Helen Keller

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.     

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

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

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

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

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

Helen Keller

Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow     

Helen Keller

The best things in life are unseen, thats why we close our eyes when we kiss, cry, and dream.     

Helen Keller

Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.     

Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lies 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

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

You will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles.     

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

Do not think of todays failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.     

Helen Keller

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 that has been opened for us.     

Helen Keller