Born on 27 June 1880, Helen Keller is a prominent American author, political activist, and lecturer.
She was the first graduate to overcome both the adversity of being blind and deaf to earn her Bachelor of Arts degree at Radcliffe College in 1904.
In 1924, Keller joined the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) where she worked for the next 40 years.
The foundation provided Keller the opportunity of a platform to reach and advocate for the needs of the blind globally.
In 1948, General Douglas MacArthur invited her to Japan to speak to Japan’s blind and disabled population. 2 million Japanese came out to see her.
- How Helen Keller Learned to Write – The New Yorker
- Helen Keller’s Life and Legacy – HKI
- 8 incredible facts about Helen Keller – Aruma
- Helen Keller’s Family and Home Life – Love to Know
Below are the best Helen Keller quotes so you can be filled with hopes and be encouraged in the midst of challenges.
Top 10 Famous Helen Keller Quotes
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”Helen Keller
27 Helen Keller Quotes to Propel You to Live a Happy Life
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
22 Motivational Helen Keller Quotes for Deeper Living
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.”Helen Keller