Helen touching branch of a tree

"I am thankful that in a troubled world no calamity can prevent the return of spring."
—Letter to Mrs. Felix [Carrie] Fuld, May 10, 1933

"Long before I learned to do a sum in arithmetic or describe the shape of the earth, Miss Sullivan had taught me to find beauty in the fragrant woods, in every blade of grass, and in the curves and dimples of my baby sister's hand."
The Story of My Life, 1902