Frases Helen Keller
„Tolerance is the first principle of community; it is the spirit which conserves the best that all men think.“
— Helen Keller, libro Optimism
Contexto: The highest result of education is tolerance. Long ago men fought and died for their faith; but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, — the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren and their rights of conscience. Tolerance is the first principle of community; it is the spirit which conserves the best that all men think.
„The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart“
Variante: The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
„No doubt the reason is that character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.“
Helen Adams Keller (p. 60. Helen Keller's Journal: 1936-1937, Doubleday, Doran & company, inc., 1938)
„The Bible gives me a deep, comforting sense that "things seen are temporal and things unseen are eternal."“
— Helen Keller, libro The Story of My Life
Fuente: The Story of My Life (1903), Ch. 21
"Helen and Teacher: The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy", Joseph P. Lash (1980) http://quoteinvestigator.com/2014/04/21/together/
„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.“
Fuente: The Open Door (1957) This quotation is often contracted into: Security is mostly a superstition... Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. or paraphrased: Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.