Eleanor Roosevelt:-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, during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States.


Inspirational Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes


“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.”-Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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


“Actors are one family over the entire world.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Friendship with one’s self is all important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


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


“Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


40 Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes about Life


“I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“I do not think that I am a natural born mother… If I ever wanted to mother anyone, it was my father.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.”-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


“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“I’m so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“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.”-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


Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes to Inspire You


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


“Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“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.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Never allow a person to tell you to know who doesn’t have the power to say yes.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Only a man’s character is the real criterion of worth.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes About Honesty


“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how the character is built.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“The Bible illustrated by Dore occupied many of my hours – and I think probably gave me many nightmares.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“The giving of love is an education in itself.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“The mother of a family should look upon her housekeeping and the planning of meals as a scientific occupation.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“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.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes Housekeeping


“The only things one can admire at length are those one admires without knowing why.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“Understanding is a two-way street.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“What one has to do usually can be done.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“What you don’t do can be a destructive force.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“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.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


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


“When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“your own life, and what you’ve become yourself.”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?”-Eleanor Roosevelt


“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”-Eleanor Roosevelt