Eleanor Roosevelt

133Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

American First Lady born on October 11, 1884, died on November 07, 1962

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements... (source)

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.' view quote

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. view quote

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. view quote

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. view quote

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. view quote

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all. view quote

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. view quote

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