Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

- Helen Keller

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.

- Helen Keller

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.

- Helen Keller

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.

- Helen Keller

The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

- Helen Keller

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

- Helen Keller

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.

- 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

Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!

- 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