Eleanor Roosevelt

1884 - 1962

A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on individuality, life, and obligation

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 (1884 - 1962)

Source: My Day, newspaper column, August 7, 1941

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on discovery, love, time, and world

After the discovery in 1918 of love letters revealing that Franklin was involved with Lucy Mercer: The bottom dropped out of my own particular world, I faced myself, my surroundings, my world, honestly for the first time.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on darkness

It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on belief and value

I believe that all that we go through here must have some value.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on criticism and heart

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on justice

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Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on life

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

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on death

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When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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