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.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 - 1962)
Contributed by: Zaady
The war for freedom will never really be won because the price of freedom is constant vigilance over ourselves and over our Government.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Source: My Day, newspaper column, August 7, 1941
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.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.
Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
Source: The Autobiograhy of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1961
Perhaps in His wisdom the Almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.
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