Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Anne Sullivan
(1866-1936) born on
Apr 14
US educator. "She was widely recognized for educating to a high level a person without sight, hearing or normal speech, Helen Keller."

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F
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built upon the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.

R
"Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child."
A
"My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!"
N
"Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over gain, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember."
K
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "The Story of My Life," by Helen Keller, 8 May 1887."
R: "Letter, 11 Mar 1887, in: "Helen Keller, The Story of My Life," pt. 3, ch. 3, 1903."
A: "In "The Story of My Life," by Helen Keller, 20 Mar 1887."
N: From an Internet collection of quotations.
K: "On teaching Helen Keller, Letter, 30 Oct 1887; in "Helen Keller, The Story of My Life," 1903."


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