Eleanor Roosevelt

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (/ˈɛlᵻnɔːr ˈroʊzəvɛlt/; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, and served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements. Roosevelt was a member of the prominent American Roosevelt and Livingston families and a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt. She had an unhappy childhood, suffering the deaths of both parents and one of her brothers at a young age. At 15, she attended Allenwood Academy in London, and was deeply influenced by its feminist headmistress Marie Souvestre. Returning... More

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Eleanor Roosevelt #Age

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Age #Life #Morning

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Alone

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Beauty #Dreams #Future

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

Photo of 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 #Best

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt One's philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Best #Experience #Work

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Best #Nature

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Great

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Education #Love

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt The giving of love is an education in itself.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Family

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Actors are one family over the entire world.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Fear

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

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Good #Happiness

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Good

Photo of 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 #Happiness

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Happiness is not a goal it is a by-product.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Car #Time

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Friendship

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Good

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt 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.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Life

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Life

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt You can never really live anyone else's life, not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life, and what you've become yourself.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Life

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Life

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
Eleanor Roosevelt #Life

Photo of Eleanor Roosevelt Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.
Eleanor Roosevelt #Motivational #Strength

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