Eleanor Roosevelt

1884 - 1962

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.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on charity, circumstances, deals, good, learning, life, love, maturity, needs, people, and world

A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally,who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on belief, peace, and work

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on advice, behavior, presidency, and time

Advice on campaign behavior for first ladies: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Remember to lean back in the parade so everybody can see the president. Be sure not to get too fat, because you'll have to sit three in the back.

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A Quote by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on age and contentment

I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.

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