Eleanor Roosevelt - Quotes

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933, to April 12, 1945.

Born: 11 October 1884, New York, United States

Died: 7 November 1962, East 74th Street, New York, United States

Here are some popular quotes and statements from Eleanor Roosevelt.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.

Do one thing every day that scares you.

Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you'll be criticized anyway.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.

To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault.

The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.

Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.

It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.

What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?

Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

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