Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt 1

Quotes 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
  • “My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”
    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
  • “Actors are one family over the entire world.”
    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
  • “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”
    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
  • “Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.”
    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
  • “Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.”
    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
  • “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
  • “The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.”
    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
  • “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The giving of love is an education in itself.”
    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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