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Eleanor Roosevelt [1884-1962]

       Anne Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt from 1905 to his death in 1945 and greatly expanded the role of First Lady; after widowhood, she began a career as a diplomat, with appointments to various roles at the United Nations.

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Eleanor Roosevelt entry at Wikipedia
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site [built 1925, saved 1977] in Hyde Park, New York
Spirit of America Bookstore's Eleanor Roosevelt Page

Spirit of America Bookstore's Franklin Delano Roosevelt [1882-1945] Page
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotations Page at Working Minds

Wit and Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt Quotations book edited by Alex Ayres  
"The Wit and Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt: An A-Z Compendium
of Quotations" [1996] Edited by Alex Ayres

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“You must do the thing [that] you think you cannot do.”  {Issue #42}
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“The giving of love is an education in itself.”  {Issue #71}
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“Small people talk of other people, average people talk of things, great people talk of ideas.”  {blog 10/2007}
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“When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?”  {blog 12/2007}
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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  {blog 9/2009}
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“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”  {blog 9/2011}
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“Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.”  {blog 12/2012}
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“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”  {blog 11/2013}
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“You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”  {blog 11/2013}
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”  {blog 1/2014}
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“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear
for newer and richer experience.”  {blog 4/2014}
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“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”  {blog 4/2015}
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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  {blog 11/2016}

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotations Not Yet Used on Blog

"Do one thing every day that scares you."

"A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves."

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do."

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