Top 28 Eleanor Roosevelt quotes

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist. She served as the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office, making her the longest-serving first lady of the United States. Here are some motivating Eleanor Roosevelt quotes. We hope these motivational quotes keeps you inspired.

1.“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

2.“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.”

3.“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

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4.“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

5.“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

6.“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.”

7.“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”

8.“No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”

9.“We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.”

10.“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”

11.“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude”

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12.“It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”

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

14.“If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault.”

15.“The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.”

16.“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

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17.“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”

18.“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”

19.“Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.”

20.“Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.”

21.“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.”

22.“You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.”

23.“What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?”

24.“Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.”

25.“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. ”

26. “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”

27. “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.”

28. “No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”

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