Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.
“We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down.”
Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Anger is one letter short of danger.
“Anger is one letter short of danger.”
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”
You must do the things you think you cannot do.
“You must do the things you think you cannot do.”
A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
“A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.”
The giving of love is an education in itself.
“The giving of love is an education in itself.”
No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within.
“No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within.”
If you lose faith, you lose all.
“If you lose faith, you lose all.”
Do one thing every day that scares you.
“Do one thing every day that scares you.”
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
“Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.”
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
“No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”
The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now.
“The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now.”
Happiness is not a goal; it is a byproduct.
“Happiness is not a goal; it is a byproduct.”
He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.
“He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses much more; He who loses faith, loses all.”
We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together and if we are to live together we have to talk.
“We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together and if we are to live together we have to talk.”
What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
“What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?”
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.
“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
“Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.”
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
“We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.”
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour.
“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour.”