Friday December 9th 2011

friday-december-9th-2011 Perseverance

Thought for the Day

“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.”

~ Helen Keller
(1880-1968)




*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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See also  Wednesday June 23rd 2010
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