Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held 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.

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Actors are one family over the entire world.

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 is own weight this is a frightening prospect.

Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.

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.

If life were predictable it would cease to be life and be without flavor.

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.

Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.

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.

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.

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.

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