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Do one thing every day that scares you.

  • motivational


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.

  • strength


Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway.

  • inspirational


Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

  • Gossip




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

  • Dreams


Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again.

  • future


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.

  • experience


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

  • Actions


With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

  • motivational


I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

  • birthday


Learn from the mistakes of others, you can't live long enough to make them all yourself.

  • Mistakes


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

  • Confidence


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

  • Criticism


It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

  • Planning


A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

  • women


Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.

  • Inferiority


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

  • Effort


You always admire what you really don't understand.

  • Admiration


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

  • Friends


Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.

  • Immortality


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

  • Life


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

  • almost


In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

  • choices


You must do the things you think you cannot do.

  • things


Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.

  • Happiness


If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

  • Life


Understanding is a two-way street.

  • Understanding


Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.

  • anyway


When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.

  • Work


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

  • Life



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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes about life

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Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again.

  • future


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

  • Life


If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

  • Life


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

  • Life


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.

  • life


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

  • Life


Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.

  • analyze


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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes about think

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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.

  • strength


I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

  • birthday


You must do the things you think you cannot do.

  • things


You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.

  • seldom


A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

  • first


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

  • bible


Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

  • anyone


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

  • somehow


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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes about little

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A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

  • first


There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.

  • housekeeping


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.

  • behavior


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.

  • definite


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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes about fear

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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.

  • strength


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.

  • experience


I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.

  • Fear


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

  • afraid


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'

  • courage


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Eleanor Roosevelt quotes about confidence

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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.

  • strength


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.

  • experience


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

  • Confidence


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

  • confidence


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'

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One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

  • best


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

  • candle


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

  • consent


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

  • anyone




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

  • Discovery


What one has to do usually can be done.

  • Necessity


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

  • beliefs


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.

  • being


The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

  • anything


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

  • Dissent


It is equality of monotony which makes the strength of the British Isles.

  • Nation


Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!

  • hot


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

  • accomplishments


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

  • misattributed


You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.

  • seldom


Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

  • alone


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.

  • 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.

  • against


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

  • confidence


A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do -- namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.

  • America


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.

  • Belief


One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.

  • Choice


I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.

  • Curiosity


Somewhere along the line of development we discover what we really are, and then we make our real decision for which we are responsible. Make that decision primarily for yourself because you can never really live anyone else's life, not even your own child's.

  • Decisions


All human beings have failings, all human beings have needs and temptations and stresses. Men and women who live together through long years get to know one another's failings; but they also come to know what is worthy of respect and admiration in those they live with and in themselves. If at the end one can say, This man used to the limit the powers that God granted him; he was worthy of love and respect and of the sacrifices of many people, made in order that he might achieve what he deemed to be his task, then that life has been lived well and there are no regrets.

  • Failure


I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.

  • Fear


Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm, or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world.

  • Humanity


Perhaps in His wisdom the Almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.

  • Leadership


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

  • Life


A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.

  • Maturity


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

  • Motivational


If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.

  • Peace


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.

  • Reading


Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.

  • analyze


Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

  • happiness


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

  • afraid


A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

  • first


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

  • need


Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.

  • character


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

  • bible


There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.

  • housekeeping


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.

  • aside


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.

  • behavior


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

  • effect


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.

  • definite


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.

  • clear


Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

  • anyone


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'

  • courage


The giving of love is an education in itself.

  • love


The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.

  • advantage


You can't move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn't mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority.

  • accept


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.

  • being


It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.

  • love


Once I 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.

  • humor


Great minds talk about ideas, average minds talk about events, and small minds talk about people.

  • great


If someone betrays you once, it's their fault. If they betray you twice, it's your fault.

  • fault


Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

  • goal


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

  • somehow



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When Eleanor Roosevelt was born? Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884.

Who is Eleanor Roosevelt? Eleanor Roosevelt biography. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. Roosevelt served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements. Roosevelt was a member of the prominent American Roosevelt and Livingston families and a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. She had an unhappy childhood, having suffered the deaths of both parents and one of her brothers at a young age. At 15, she attended Allenwood Academy in London and was deeply influenced by its headmistress Marie Souvestre. Returning to the U.S., she married her fifth cousin once removed, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in 1905. The Roosevelts' marriage was complicated from the beginning by Franklin's controlling mother, Sara, and after Eleanor discovered her husband's affair with Lucy Mercer in 1918, she resolved to seek fulfillment in a public life of her own. She persuaded Franklin to stay in politics after he was stricken with a paralytic illness in 1921, which cost him the normal use of his legs, and began giving speeches and appearing at campaign events in his place. Following Franklin's election as Governor of New York in 1928, and throughout the remainder of Franklin's public career in government, Roosevelt regularly made public appearances on his behalf, and as First Lady while her husband served as President, she significantly reshaped and redefined the role of First Lady. Though widely respected in her later years, Roosevelt was a controversial First Lady at the time for her outspokenness, particularly her stance on racial issues. She was the first presidential spouse to hold regular press conferences, write a daily newspaper column, write a monthly magazine column, host a weekly radio show, and speak at a national party convention. On a few occasions, she publicly disagreed with her husband's policies. She launched an experimental community at Arthurdale, West Virginia, for the families of unemployed miners, later widely regarded as a failure. She advocated for expanded roles for women in the workplace, the civil rights of African Americans and Asian Americans, and the rights of World War II refugees. Following her husband's death in 1945, Roosevelt remained active in politics for the remaining 17 years of her life. She pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations and became its first delegate. She served as the first chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights and oversaw the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Later she chaired the John F. Kennedy administration's Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. By the time of her death, Roosevelt was regarded as "one of the most esteemed women in the world"; she was called "the object of almost universal respect" in her New York Times obituary. In 1999, she was ranked ninth in the top ten of Gallup's List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century.

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