Eleanor D Roosevelt Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Eleanor D Roosevelt Quotes

#1. I kept praying that I might be able to prevent a repetition of this stupidity called war. I have tried to keep the promise I made to myself, but the progress that the world is making toward peace seems like the crawling of a little child, very halting and slow. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#2. A candle can bring light to a dungeon but it can also be used to light a deadly marijuana cigarette. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#3. A day out-of- doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music - that would be rest.
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#4. Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#5. It is a brave thing to have courage to be an individual; it is also, perhaps, a lonely thing. But it is better than not being an individual, which is to be nobody at all. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#6. You achieve strength, braveness and confidence by each experience in which you really halt to search dread during the deal with - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#7. The greatest luxury I know is sitting up reading in bed. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#8. I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do ... - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#9. You not only have a right to be an individual. You have a responsibility. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#10. She (Eleanor Roosevelt) got even in a way that was almost cruel. She forgave them. - Author: Ralph McGill
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#11. What one has to do usually can be done. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#12. Life has got to be lived - that's all there is to it. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#13. America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our other
achievements amount to nothing. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#14. Enjoy every minute you have with those you love, my dear, for no one can take joy that is past away from you. It will be there in your heart to live on when the dark days come. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#15. How can we be such fools as to go on senselessly taking human life in this way? Why the women in every nation do not rise up and refuse to bring children into a world of this kind is beyond my understanding. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#16. Basic decisions of our society are made through the expressed will of the people. That is why when we see these liberties threatened, instead of falling apart, our nation becomes unified and our democracies come together... in spite of our varied backgrounds and many racial strains. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#17. Eleanor Roosevelt started off almost every early article she wrote, starting with, "My mother was the most beautiful woman I'd ever seen." And I think her life was a constant and continual and lifelong contrast with her mother. - Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook
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#18. This freedom of which men speak, for which they fight, seems to some people a perilous thing. It has to be earned at a bitter cost and then - it has to be lived with. For freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#19. What I have learned from my own experience is that the most important ingredients in a child's education are curiosity, interest, imagination, and a sense of the adventure of life. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#20. All wars eventually act as boomerangs and the victor suffers as much as the vanquished. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#21. Eleanor Roosevelt never thought that she was attractive. She never thought that she was really sufficiently appealing. And I think her whole life was a response to her effort to get her mother to pay attention to her, to love her, and to love her as much as she loved her brothers. - Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook
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#22. I wonder if one of the penalties of growing older is that you become more and more conscious that nothing is very permanent. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#23. There is a widespread understanding among the people of this nation, and probably among the people of the world, that there is no safety except through the prevention of war. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#24. Each generation supposes that the world was simpler for the one before it. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#25. Mr. [Richard M.] Nixon never has anything but hindsight. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#26. I think Eleanor Roosevelt's so popular at Allenswood because it's the first time she is, number one, free. But it's the first time somebody really recognizes her own leadership abilities and her own scholarly abilities. - Author: Blanche Wiesen Cook
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#27. Anxiety," Kierkegaard said, "is the dizziness of freedom. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#28. Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice. Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#29. Miss Volker," I said about as politely as I knew how, "do you think you will outlast the rest of these original people?" "I have to," she said. "I made a promise to Eleanor Roosevelt to see them to their graves, and I can't drop dead on the job - so let's get going. - Author: Jack Gantos
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#30. Sometimes it is extremely good for you to forget that there is anything in the world which needs to be done, and to do some particular thing that you want to do. Every human being needs a certain amount of time in which he can be peaceful. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#31. Franklin [D. Roosevelt] had a good way of simplifying things. He made people feel that he had a real understanding of things and they felt they had about the same understanding. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#32. The constant pressure to bring about conformity is a dangerous thing. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#33. Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#34. If it's a man's game so decidedly that a woman would be soiled by entering it, then there is something radically wrong with the American game of politics. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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