Archive for the ‘Eleanor Roosevelt’ Category

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

Friday, November 25th, 2011
Eleanor Roosevelt holds Human Rights Declaration

Believe in yourself. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face… You must do that which you think you cannot do…

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Peace will not be built by people with bitterness in their hearts

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010
a candle in the darkness

Neither my husband nor I brought on this war. It was brought on by many things beyond the control of any individual. We hope with all our hearts that the citizens of the world will learn from past mistakes and that together we may build…

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You must do the thing you think you cannot do

Friday, May 14th, 2010
climbing to the top

The encouraging thing is that every time you meet a situation, though you may think at the time it is an impossibility and you go through the tortures of the damned, once you have met it and lived through it you…

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We must trust the people to hear and see both the good and the bad and to choose the good

Thursday, May 13th, 2010
movie reels

I have been one of those who have carried the fight for complete freedom of information in the United Nations. And while accepting the fact that some of our press, our radio commentators, our prominent citizens and our …

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Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

Saturday, January 31st, 2009
Eleanor Roosevelt childhood photo

Eleanor Roosevelt’s grandson David Roosevelt says, “Although erroneously attributed to Grandmère, it offers what might well have been her insight on friendship and her unique…”

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