Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes and Sayings

Eleanor Roosevelt US diplomat & reformer (1884 - 1962)

Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else. ~Eleanor Roosevelt