This Saturday’s Life Quotes come from Helen Keller (1880-1968). The first deaf-blind person to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree, the Alabama native was also an author, lecturer and social activist. She championed the causes of women and people with disabilities, among others. Keller is rightly remembered as one of the most remarkable and inspirational people in history.
“Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.”
“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”