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Eleanor Roosevelt
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962
Nationality: American
Category: First Lady
Subcategory: American Firstlady

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


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.


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


It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.


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


As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.


With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.


My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.


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.


Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.


You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.


Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.


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.


It's better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.


We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.


Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.


Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

    Topics: Age

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


The giving of love is an education in itself.


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.


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