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Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)
US blind & deaf educator [more author details]
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Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
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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.
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College isn't the place to go for ideas.
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Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.
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I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
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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.
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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.
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Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
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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.
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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.
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Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
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No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
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One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
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People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
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Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.
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Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.
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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.
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There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
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To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
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We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
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