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Helen Keller



One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.

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Published by Compendium , 2005-01-01
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It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.

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I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

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No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.

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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.

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

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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.

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Contribution #2195


I long to accomplish great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

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The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.

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When one comes to think of it, there are no such things as divine, immutable, or inalienable rights. Rights are things we get when we are strong enough to make good our claim on them.

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