Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Do one thing every day that scares you. – Eleanor Roosevelt

It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness. – Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Work is always an antidote to depression. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage is exhilarating. – Eleanor Roosevelt

All of life is a constant education. – Eleanor Roosevelt

No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on. – Eleanor Roosevelt

You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. – Eleanor Roosevelt – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. – 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

What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail? – Eleanor Roosevelt

A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist. – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

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

No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war. – Eleanor Roosevelt