Ten Helen Keller Quotes On Her Birthday, Celebrate The First Deaf-Blind To Earn A BA Degree On Her 134th Natal Day

Ten Helen Keller quotes are just reminders of how a deaf and blind overcame her impairments. Helen Keller was born on July 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. According to history, Anne Sullivan taught her to communicate through tactile sign language. Keller, was able to write 12 books and several articles. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.

We listed the following 10 quotes from an awesome historical figure in commemoration of her 134 birthday:

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

2.      “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.”

3.      “I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.”

4.      “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure.”

5.      “Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.”

6.      “Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”

7.      “Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.”

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

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

10.  “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.”

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