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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 that has been opened for us.

Helen Keller

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.

Helen Keller

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.

Helen Keller

When one door closes another opens. But often we look so long so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us.

Helen Keller

To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable

Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in this world can not be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.

Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved

Helen Keller

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.

Helen Keller

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

Helen Keller

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.

Helen Keller

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