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Helen Keller Quotes


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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.

    Topics: Reasoning

People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.

    Topics: Reasoning

Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.

    Topics: Reasoning

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle.

    Topics: Reasoning, Tolerance

As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind, so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.

    Topics: Selfishness, Love, Vision

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

    Topics: Service

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.

    Topics: Service, Responsibility

The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.

    Topics: Success

Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.

    Topics: Success, Perseverance, Overcoming

Your success and happiness lie in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invisible host against difficulties.

    Topics: Success, Happiness, Adversity

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

    Topics: Suffering, Overcoming

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.

    Topics: Suffering, Character, Strength

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