Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Helen Keller
Helen Keller
Helen Keller.
BornJune 27, 1880
Tuscumbia, Alabama
DiedJune 1, 1968
Westport, Connecticut
American writer. Both blind and deaf, she was educated by Anne Sullivan and eventually became literate in the Braille alphabet. Subject of the play "The Miracle Worker" (1959).

The repository contains eight quotes from Helen Keller.


Iím not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.


There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.


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 which has been opened for us.


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.


Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.


One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.


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


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.