Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes


97 Eleanor Roosevelt quotes:



"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"I think if the people of this country can be reached with the truth, their judgment will be in favor of the many, as against the privileged few"
"One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. 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."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"No, I don't. Well, I mean, she's here, she's a presence, but we haven't been able to have a conversation."
"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."
"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."
"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
"The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps!"
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: Funny Quotes
"Friends, you and me... you brought another friend... and then there were three... we started our group... our circle of friends... and like that circle... there is no beginning or end."
"It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan."
"It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: American Firstlady Quotes Vacation Quotes
"What you don't do can be a destructive force."
"You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself."
"I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me 'understand' something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country."
Author: Roosevelt Quotes Category: American Firstlady Quotes Husband Quotes
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Understanding is a two-way street."
"Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!"
"I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role."



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