Helen Keller: 12 memorable quotes

Helen Keller stands as an example of an individual's ability to overcome extraordinary odds. Here, to mark her birthday on June 27,  are 12 of her memorable quotes.

2. Character

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"Character cannot 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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