Eleanor Roosevelt

1884 - 1962

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 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 fear

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Too many of us stay walled up because we are afraid of being hurt. We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on belief, fear, and success

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on freedom, government, and war

The war for freedom will never really be won because the price of freedom is constant vigilance over ourselves and over our Government.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on beauty, belief, dreams, and future

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on goals and happiness

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

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on character, experience, life, and people

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)

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

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