Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt 1

Quotes 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
  • “The giving of love is an education in itself.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.”
    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
  • “My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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.”
    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
  • “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.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “The giving of love is an education in itself.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”
    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
  • “I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.”
    by Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.”
    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
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
    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

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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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