Helen Keller 57 Quotes About Life

  1. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
  2. “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much.”
  3. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
  4. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
  5. “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.”
  6. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”
  7. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.”
  8. “The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.”
  9. “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
  10. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”
  11. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
  12. “The highest result of education is tolerance.”
  13. “The best way out is always through.”
  14. “The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.”
  15. “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.”
  16. “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.”
  17. “The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome.”
  18. “Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.”
  19. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.”
  20. “The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.”
  21. “No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.”
  22. “It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.”
  23. “True happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.”
  24. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”
  25. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”
  26. “Your success and happiness lie in you.”
  27. “What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me.”
  28. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
  29. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
  30. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”
  31. “In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”
  32. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”
  33. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.”
  34. “Get busy living, or get busy dying.”
  35. “Life is too important to be taken seriously.”
  36. “Life is short, and it’s up to you to make it sweet.”
  37. “Life is a flower of which love is the honey.”
  38. “Life is a game, play it.”
  39. “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.”
  40. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.”
  41. “Life is trying things to see if they work.”
  42. “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”
  43. “Life is a long lesson in humility.”
  44. “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.”
  45. “Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.”
  46. “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”
  47. “Life is short, and it is up to you to make it sweet.”
  48. “Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”
  49. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”
  50. “Life is a progress, and not a station.”
  51. “Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.”
  52. “Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.”
  53. “Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
  54. “Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.”
  55. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
  56. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
  57. “Life is too short for long-term grudges.”