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Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884−1962) was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.


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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.


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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.


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Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.


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The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.


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My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.


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I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.


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It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation.


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Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.


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Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.


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Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.


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Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.


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With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.


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We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.


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You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.


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It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.


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Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.


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One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.


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People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.


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Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.


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Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.


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It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.


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Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.


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The giving of love is an education in itself.


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Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.

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