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The task of writing an autobiography is a difficult one. When I try to classify my earliest impressions, I find that fact and fancy look alike across the years that link the past with the present. The woman paints the child’s experiences in her own fantasy. A few impressions stand out vividly from the first years of my life; but “the shadows of the prison-house are on the rest.”
The Story of My Life
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More from Helen Keller
It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
I can see, and that is why I can be happy, in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
in 1955 documentary "The Unconquered"
Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
One cannot consent to creep when one has an impulse to soar.