Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.— Eleanor Roosevelt
The most gorgeous Eleanor Roosevelt quotes that are guaranted to improve your brain
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
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.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you’ll be criticized anyway.
Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again. Keep the child in You alive
Happiness is not a goal... it's a by-product of a life well lived.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face.
Pit race against race, religion against religion, prejudice against prejudice.
Divide and conquer! We must not let that happen here.
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Someone once asked me what I regarded as the three most important requirements for happiness. My answer was: A feeling that you have been honest with yourself and those around you; a feeling that you have done the best you could both in your personal life and in your work; and the ability to love others.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
If human beings can be trained for cruelty and greed and a belief in power which comes through hate and fear and force, certainly we can train equally well for greatness and mercy and the power of love which comes because of the strength of the good qualities to be found in the soul of every human being.
True patriotism springs from a belief in the dignity of the individual, freedom and equality not only for Americans but for all people on earth, universal brotherhood and good will, and a constant and earnest striving toward the principles and ideals on which this country was founded.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps!
Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’
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.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home.
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
When you 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.'
I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
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.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
Character building begins in our infancy and continues until death.
Women are like tea bags.They do not know how strong they are until they get into hot water.
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.
For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.
You rarely achieve finality. If you did, life would be over, but as you strive new visions open before you, new possibilities for the satisfaction of living.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Anger is one letter short of danger.
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 his own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.
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.
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.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
It seems to me of great importance to teach children respect for life.
Towards this end, experiments on living animals in classrooms should be stopped. To encourage cruelty in the name of science can only destroy the finer emotions of affection and sympathy, and breed an unfeeling callousness in the young towards suffering in all living creatures.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Friends, you and me... you brought another friend... and then there were three... we started our group... our circle of friends... and like that circle... there is no beginning or end.