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

I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role. view quote

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. view quote

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. view quote

What one has to do usually can be done. view quote

It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation. view quote

I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war. view quote

Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little. view quote

The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours - and I think probably gave me many nightmares. view quote

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision. view quote

In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond. view quote

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