Helen Keller was an American author and lecturer. She was born on this day, June 27 in the year 1880 and died in 1968. Although she was deaf-blind, she was able to finish a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1903, she published her autobiography “The Story Of My Life”. She went on to publish other books such as “The World I Live In” and “Light In My Darkness”.
Here are some of her words of wisdom to motivate us.
“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.”
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”
“Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.”
“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.”
“Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.”
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
“Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
“When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.”
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