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52 Famous Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
10/11/1884 - 11/7/1962
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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt     eleanor_roosevelt     First lady Eleanor Roosevelt
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I have learned long ago to possess my soul in patience and accept the inevitable.

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It is our freedom to progress that makes us all want to live and to go on.

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Whatever come we have to meet it.

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The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

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This living in a democracy is a problem, isn't it?

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One should always sleep in all of one's guest beds, to make sure that they are comfortable.

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To some of us, hunger was more academic than real, but we must try to develop the ability to feel the urgency of such a situation.

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Long ago, I made up my mind that when things were said involving only me, I would pay no attention to them, except when valid criticism was carried by which I could profit.

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My life can be so arranged that I can live on whatever I have. If I cannot live as I have lived in the past, I shall live differently, and living differently does not mean living with less attention to the things that make life gracious and pleasant or with less enjoyment of things of the mind.

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One of the blessings of age is to learn not to part on a note of sharpness, to treasure the moments spent with those we love, and to make them whenever possible good to remember, for time is short.

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At all times, day by day, we have to continue fighting for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom from want--for these are things that must be gained in peace as well as in war.

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One of the best ways of enslaving a people is to keep them from education... The second way of enslaving a people is to suppress the sources of information, not only by burning books but by controlling all the other ways in which ideas are transmitted.

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Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.

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At any age it does us no harm to look over our past shortcomings and plan to improve our characters and actions in the coming year.

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I have never felt that anything really mattered by the satisfaction of knowing that you stood for the things in which you believed and had done the very best you could.

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I would not be happy unless I had some regular work to do every day and I imagine that I will always feel that way no matter how old I am.

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An economic policy which does not consider the well-being of all will not serve the purposes of peace and the growth of well-being among the people of all nations.

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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 have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

Experience Quotes, by Eleanor Roosevelt

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Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

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If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.

Peace Quotes, by Eleanor Roosevelt

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It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

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You always admire what you really don't understand.

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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 would be curiosity.

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Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Eleanor Roosevelt.

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You must do the thing you think you cannot do. -Eleanor Roosevelt.

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