Eleanor Roosevelt

US diplomat & reformer (1884 - 1962)

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It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.Rate it:
Women are like teabags. You dont know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.Rate it:
Do one thing every day that scares you.Rate it:
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.Rate it:
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do -- namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.Rate it:
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.Rate it:
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.Rate it:
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.Rate it:
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.Rate it:
If someone betrays you once, it's their fault; if they betray you twice, it's your fault.Rate it:
If you lose money you lose much,
If you lose friends you lose more,
If you lose faith you lose all.
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In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”Rate it:
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.Rate it:
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.Rate it:
Never be bored, and you will never be boring.Rate it:
No man is defeated without until he is defeated within.Rate it:
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My StoryRate it:
One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.Rate it:
The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.Rate it:
Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any map of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person: The neighbourhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world.Rate it:
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.Rate it:
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.Rate it:

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