Eleanor Roosevelt 133 Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes American First Lady born on October 11, 1884, died on November 07, 1962

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

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. view quote

You must do the things you think you cannot do. view quote

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. view quote

Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. view quote

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. view quote

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. view quote

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. view quote

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. view quote

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. view quote

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. view quote

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