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.


Life is either a great adventure or nothing.     

Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.     

Helen Keller

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.     

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

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

Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.     

Helen Keller

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.     

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

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Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.     

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If the blind put their hands in God's, they find their way more surely than those who see but have not faith or purpose.     

Helen Keller

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.     

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Better to be blind and see with your heart, than to have two good eyes and see nothing.     

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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

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

Helen Keller

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.     

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

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

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.     

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If it is true that the violin is the most perfect of musical instruments, then Greek is the violin of human thought.     

Helen Keller

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.     

Helen Keller

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

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

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.     

Helen Keller

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

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.     

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller