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"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace."

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"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his."

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"When one door closes, another opens. But we often look so regretfully upon the closed door that we don't see the one that has opened for us."

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"My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious."

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"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow."

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"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light."

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"It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal."

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"We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough."

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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it."

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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."

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"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it."

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"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."

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"Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

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"Every modern war has had its root in exploitation"

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"Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I am in, therein to be content."

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"Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight."

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"Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible."

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"I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do."

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"I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world."

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"I do not want the peace that passeth understanding, I want the understanding that brings peace"

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"I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble."

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"I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued."

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"I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family feud"

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"Is there anything worse than being blind? Yes, a man with sight and no vision."

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"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision"

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"Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows."

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"Keep your eyes to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows."

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"Knowledge is love and light and vision."

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"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."

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"Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness."

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"Many persons have the 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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"No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."

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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 hour."

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"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."

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"No pessimest ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an unchartered land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit."

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"Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom."

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

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"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."

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"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."

by Helen Keller, My Religion, 1927

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"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."

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"Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world."

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"Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived."

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"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt within the heart."

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"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart"

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"The best and most beautiful things cannot be seen or even heard, they must be felt with the heart."

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"The hands of those I meet are dumbly eloquent to me. The touch of some hands is an impertinence. I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger-tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm."

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"The world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it"

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"The world is full of suffering but it is also full of people overcoming it."

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"The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker."

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"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."

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"There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark."

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"Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle."

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"Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas."

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"Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness."

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light"

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"We cannot freely and wisely choose the right way for ourselves unless we know both good and evil."

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"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."

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"We would never learn to be patient if there were only joy in the world."

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"When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun."

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"When one door of happiness closes, another opens: but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."

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"When one door of happiness closes, another one opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

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"When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened to us."

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"When one door of happiness closes another opens; but we often look so long at the closed one that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

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"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us."

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"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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"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."

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"'I'm the only one, but still I am one; I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do!'"

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"I sometimes wonder if the hand is not more sensitive to the beauties of sculpture than the eye. I should think the wonderful rhythmical flow of lines and curves could be more subtly felt than seen. Be this as it may, I know that I can feel the heart-throbs of the ancient Greeks in their marble gods and goddesses."

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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 not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."

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"I have often been asked, Do not people bore you? I do not understand quite what that means. I suppose the calls of the stupid and curious, especially of newspaper reporters, are always inopportune. I also dislike people who try to talk down to my understanding. They are like people who when walking with you try to shorten their steps to suit yours; the hypocrisy in both cases is equally exasperating."

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"The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse."

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"When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another."

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"When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

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"Many people have the 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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"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart."

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"Now I feel as if I should succeed in doing something in mathematics, although I cannot see why it is so very important... The knowledge doesn't make life any sweeter or happier, does it?"

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"Museums and art stores are also sources of pleasure and inspiration. Doubtless it will seem strange to many that the hand unaided by sight can feel action, sentiment, beauty in the cold marble; and yet it is true that I derive genuine pleasure from touching great works of art. As my finger tips trace line and curve, they discover the thought and emotion which the artist has portrayed."

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"Friendship is a chain of gold, shaped in God's all-perfect mold, each link a smile, a laugh, a tear, a touch of the hand, a world of cheer."

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"It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision."

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"God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work."

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"Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived."

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"What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self."

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"The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all."

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"There is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret the necessity which has compelled me to read..."

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