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Anne Sullivan

Johanna Mansfield Sullivan Macy (April 14, 1866 – October 20, 1936), better known as Anne Sullivan, was an American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Keller. At the age of five, she contracted trachoma, a highly contagious eye disease, which left her blind and without reading or writing skills. She received her education as a student of the Perkins School for the Blind where upon graduation she became a teacher to Keller when she was 20

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My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has sho ...

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No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be, the experience and knowledge gained by trying them ou ...

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I'd rather break stones on the king's highway than hem a handkerchief.

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We are afraid of ideas, of experimenting, of change. We shrink from thinking a problem through to a ...

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The Great War proved how confused the world is. Depression is proving it again.

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The wrong things are predominantly stressed in the schools - things remote from the student's experi ...

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Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.

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I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishi ...

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Certain periods in history suddenly lift humanity to an observation point where a clear light falls ...

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Our material eye cannot see that a stupid chauvinism is driving us from one noisy, destructive, futi ...

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I cannot explain it; but when difficulties arise, I am not perplexed or doubtful. I know how to meet ...

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We all like stories that make us cry. It's so nice to feel sad when you've nothing in particular to ...

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A strenuous effort must be made to train young people to think for themselves and take independent c ...

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We have no firm hold on any knowledge or philosophy that can lift us out of our difficulties.

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It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this ...

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