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    Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: people  power 
     
    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.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: read 
     
    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.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: people  world  knowing  charity  bad 
     
    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
    What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
    — 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
    Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: happiness 
     
    It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: thoughts  strength 
     
    If someone betrays you once, it's their fault; if they betray you twice, it's your fault.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    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.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: attitude 
     
    We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: fear  people  care  afraid 
     
    No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: people  heart  friends  true 
     
    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
    tags: fear  live  experience 
     
    You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: worries 
     
    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: beauty  future  believe  dreams 
     
    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.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: women  strong  water 
     
    As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    The giving of love is an education in itself.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: giving  education 
     
    It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: energy  wishes 
     
    All of life is a constant education.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: education 
     
    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
    tags: advantage 
     
    There is not human being from whom we cannot learn something if we are interested enough to dig deep.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: human  learn 
     
    Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer was I worth dying for?
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: people  dying  war  worth 
     
    Courage is exhilarating.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: courage 
     
    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!
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: animals  world  body  god  mind  morals 
     
    When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: die 
     
    Every time you meet a situation you think at the time it is an impossibility and you go through the tortures of the damned, once you have met it and lived through it, you find that forever after you are freer than you were before.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: time  forever 
     
    Light a candle instead of cursing the darkness.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: darkness 
     
    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
    tags: peace  work  believe 
     
    It's your life-but only if you make it so.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one. You cannot make any useful contribution in life unless you do this.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: right 
     
    I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
    tags: live  decision  learn 
     
    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
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    eleanor roosevelt
    Birth    : October 11, 1884
    Death  : November 7, 1962
    Occupation  : Former First Lady of the United States

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