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

Hate and force cannot be in just a part of the world without having an effect on the rest of it. view quote

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life! view quote

What you don't do can be a destructive force. view quote

I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me 'understand' something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country. view quote

Actors are one family over the entire world. view quote

I do not think that I am a natural born mother... If I ever wanted to mother anyone, it was my father. view quote

The mother of a family should look upon her housekeeping and the planning of meals as a scientific occupation. view quote

I think I lived those years very impersonally. It was almost as though I had erected someone outside myself who was the president's wife. I was lost somewhere deep down inside myself. That is the way I felt and worked until I left the White House. view quote