Helen Keller – born June 27, 1880

Helen Keller’s birthday was June 27, 1880. She taught the world a lot about deafblindness and how with the proper resources, once can really succeed. She was a fabulous writer and some of her quotes are incredibly inspirational. Read this post on the Vision Through Words blog for some of the great quotes. 🙂

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In honor of Helen Keller, here are some her quotes that are my favorites.  Do you have a favorite?

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

“I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad.  Perhaps there is a touch of yearning at times, but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.”

“People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions.  Conclusions are not always pleasant.”

“No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.”

“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.”

“The highest result of education is tolerance.”

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.”

“Life is a succession of lessons which must…

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Jessica N and Makiko

Jessica is a proud Texan. She graduated in 2014 with her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling and is now employed. She is visually impaired and has a retinal disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa. Originally Jessica started blogging about everything from being diagnosed with the disease to where she is now, almost 9 years later. Then, Jessica went to Guide Dogs for the Blind and was blessed with Makiko, her new guide dog. Now, her blog "The Way Eye See The World" is about everything related to visual impairments, including guide dogs.

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