Helen Keller Quotes

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

No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

So much has been given to me that I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.

I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

No loss by flood and lightening, no destruction of cities and temples by the hostile forces of nature, has deprived man of so many noble lives and impulses as those which his intolerance has destroyed.

I believe in the immortality of the soul because I have within me immortal longings.

College isn’t the place to go for ideas.

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 opened for us.