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

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. view quote

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. view quote

There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands. view quote

A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think. view quote

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. view quote

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. view quote

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. view quote

Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water! view quote

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. view quote

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. view quote

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. view quote

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