I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight and no vision.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.
So long as you can sweeten another’s pain, life is not in vain.
Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.
One painful duty fulfilled makes the next plainer and easier.
Happiness does not come from without, it comes from within.
There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.
Literature is my Utopia.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It’s what the sunflowers do.
We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.
College isn’t the place to go for ideas.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.
We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough.
What I’m looking for is not out there, it is in me.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into light.
People don’t like to think, if one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Your success and happiness lie in you.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
My friends have made the story of my life.
What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
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.
The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.
Do not think of todays failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow.
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows.
While they were saying it couldn’t be done, it was done.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of overcoming of it.
There is beauty in everything, even in silence and darkness.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet.
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
The most beautiful world is always entered through imagination.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.