March 13 to April 15 is Deaf History Month. Some of the world's most famous quotes belong to a remarkable women who is honored during this time of year. Hellen Keller, while never hearing the famous quotes she shared with others, spoke words of wisdom that all of us can appreciate. Here are 15 of some of her most beautiful and famous quotes: 1.
"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." 2. "Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
" 3. "While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done." 4. "It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
" 5. "The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker." 6. "No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
" 7. "Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content." 8. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure.
" 9. "People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant." 10. "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.
" 11. "Be not dumb, obedient slaves in an army of destruction! Be heroes in an army of construction!" 12. "Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light." 13. "I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
" 14. "It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui." 15. "Death is no more than passing from one room into another.
But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see." So let these famous quotes remind you that those who aren't distracted by the noise that surrounds us may have more insight into the world and the life within it than we can ever hope to comprehend.
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