Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes


97 Eleanor Roosevelt quotes:



"When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die."
"Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life."
"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."
"We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all."
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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."
"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."
"I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision."
"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."
"Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both."
"You must do the things you think you cannot do."
"A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think."
"It's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
"The giving of love is an education in itself."
"Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life."
"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."
"Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do."
"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."



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