Sunday January 2nd 2011

Thought for the Day

“Joy is the holy fire
that keeps our purpose warm
and our intelligence aglow.”

~ Helen Keller
(1880-1968)




Helen Keller*Helen Adams Keller

Born June 27, 1880 Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA
Died June 1, 1968 (aged 87) Arcan Ridge, Easton, Connecticut, USA

An American author, political activist and lecturer. A prolific author, Keller was well traveled, and was outspoken in her opposition to war. A member of the Socialist Party USA and the Wobblies, she campaigned for women’s suffrage, workers’ rights and socialism, as well as many other leftist causes.

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