ヘレン・アダムス・ケラーは、アメリカ合衆国の教育家、社会福祉活動家、著作家である。 視覚と聴覚の重複障害者でありながらも世界各地を歴訪し、障害者の教育・福祉の発展に尽くした。 ウィキペディア
生年月日: 1880年6月27日
生まれ: アメリカ合衆国 アラバマ州 タスカンビア
死没: 1968年6月1日, アメリカ合衆国 コネチカット州 イーストン
映画: 奇跡の人
学歴: ラドクリフ女子大学 (1900年 - 1904年)


英文: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.

英文:The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.



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

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

英文: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.

英文:So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.



英文:Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.


英文:You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.





英文:Life is an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for others.


英文:My sympathies are with all who struggle for justice.

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


英文:Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.

英文: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.

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

英文:Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.

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

英文:I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.

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


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

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



英文: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.



英文:I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

英文:Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.


英文:I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.