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  Quotes of Helen Keller [22]

  1. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
  2. Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all - the apathy of human beings.
  3. The highest result of education is tolerance.
  4. When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
  5. 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.
  6. We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
  7. There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
  8. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart.
  9. Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.
  10. Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.
  11. People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
  12. One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
  13. No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
  14. Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
  15. 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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