Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes


97 Eleanor Roosevelt quotes:



"I could not, at any age, be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on."
"I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life."
"What is to give light must endure the burning."
"It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan"
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art"
"You must do the thing you think you cannot do"
"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."
"Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes."
"Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."
"Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice."
"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."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: America Quotes
"All of life is a constant education."
"The giving of love is an education in itself"
"All human beings have failings, all human beings have needs and temptations and stresses. Men and women who live together through long years get to know one another's failings; but they also come to know what is worthy of respect and admiration in those they live with and in themselves. If at the end one can say, This man used to the limit the powers that God granted him; he was worthy of love and respect and of the sacrifices of many people, made in order that he might achieve what he deemed to be his task, then that life has been lived well and there are no regrets."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"A day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest."
"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"
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't."
"Do what you feel in your heart to be right. You'll be criticized anyway."



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