Although the world is full of suffering, it's full also of the overcoming it. —Helen Keller

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Although the world is full of suffering, it's full also of the overcoming it.

HELEN KELLER

author, lecturer, activist

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edward from elizabet APRIL 3, 2017
very beautiful and that is a perfrect quote

Kristina from Essex junction Vermont OCTOBER 26, 2016
Thank you for reminding me that we can overcome

Rajadurai VKA from Bangalore OCTOBER 20, 2016
Should be on wall <3

Hayden from US OCTOBER 18, 2016
Its Amazing how she was blind and deaf and she still was so very smart.

Papa Lawrence from Colorado Rocky Mountains OCTOBER 18, 2016
I love how a woman who had so much for which that she could have held anger or sadness, she instead held forth courage and strength


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