Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt 1

Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

  • “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “You can’t move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn’t mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in 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.’”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Actors are one family over the entire world.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt

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One comment on “Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

  1. Reply Marilou Jul 25, 2014 01:29

    Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the first feminists in politics, a great inspiration for all women!

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