Very few have overcome greater obstacles than Helen Keller, who learned to communicate through the eyes and ears of others after a fever left her deaf and blind as an infant.
In The Light Of A Brighter Day, an essay first broadcast in 1951, the author activist and lecturer discussed her vision of faith.
Below is a selection of Helen Keller's most inspiring ideas.
Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run, life is either a daring adventure or nothing
One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar
My friends have made the story of my life. they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation