True happines is not attained through self gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.

It is better to be happy for a moment and be burned up with beauty than to live a long time and be bored all the while.

Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen?

When I try to classify my earliest impressions, I find that fact and fancy look alike across the years that link the past with the present. The woman paints the child's experience in her own fantasy.

True friends never apart maybe in distance but never in heart.

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

Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I.

A bend in the road is not the end of the road.

There is joy in self-forgetfulness. So I try to make the light in others' eyes my sun, the music in others' ears my symphony, the smile on others' lips my happiness.

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self.

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

I am no worshiper of cloth of any color, but I love the red flag and what it symbolizes to me and other Socialists. I have a red flag hanging in my study, and if I could I should gladly march with it past the office of the Times and let all the reporters and photographers make the most of the spectacle.

The day is ours, and what the day has shown.