Quotation by Helen Keller

...I have depended on books not only for pleasure and for the wisdom they bring to all who read, but also for that knowledge which comes to others through their eyes and their ears.... books have meant so much more in my education than in that of others ...
Helen Keller (1880–1968), U.S. author. The Story of My Life, ch. 21 (1905).

Keller was rendered deaf and blind at the age of nineteen months. But in 1904, she had graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College.
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