Quotes by American First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt


Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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


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. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

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. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

You always admire what you really don't understand. Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality. Eleanor Roosevelt

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. Eleanor Roosevelt

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


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