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A list of the best Eleanor Roosevelt quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Eleanor Roosevelt quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Eleanor Roosevelt quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Eleanor Roosevelt quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Great minds discuss ideas; ave... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Nobody can make you feel infer... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt

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The future belongs to those wh... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

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You gain strength, courage, an... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ?I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.? You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Happiness is not a goal, it is... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product. Eleanor Roosevelt

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It takes as much energy to wis... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. Eleanor Roosevelt

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I think somehow we learn who w... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision. Eleanor Roosevelt

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One's philosophy is not best e... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Never allow a person to tell y... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Life was meant to be lived, an... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
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

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It is not fair to ask of other... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Perhaps nature is our best ass... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Do what you feel in your heart... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Do what you feel in your heart to be right. You'll be criticized anyway. Eleanor Roosevelt

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“No one can make you feel infe... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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Friendship with oneself is all... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt

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The purpose of life, after all... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. Eleanor Roosevelt

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I believe that anyone can conq... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
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 experience behind him. Eleanor Roosevelt

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All human beings have failings... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
All human beings have failings, all human beings have needs and temptations and stresses. Men and women who live together through long years get to know one another's failings; but they also come to know what is worthy of respect and admiration in those they live with and in themselves. If at the end one can say, This man used to the limit the powers that God granted him; he was worthy of love and respect and of the sacrifices of many people, made in order that he might achieve what he deemed to be his task, then that life has been lived well and there are no regrets. Eleanor Roosevelt

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I have spent many years of my ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I like the role. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Somewhere along the line of de... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Somewhere along the line of development we discover what we really are, and then we make our real decision for which we are responsible. Make that decision primarily for yourself because you can never really live anyone else's life, not even your own child's. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Life must be lived and curiosi... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life. Eleanor Roosevelt

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You must do the thing that you... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
You must do the thing that you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Understanding is a two-way str... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Understanding is a two-way street. Eleanor Roosevelt

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What one has to do usually can... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
What one has to do usually can be done. Eleanor Roosevelt

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You always admire what you rea... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
You always admire what you really don't understand. Eleanor Roosevelt

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When you cease to make a contr... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. Eleanor Roosevelt

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If life were predictable it wo... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor. Eleanor Roosevelt

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You have to accept whatever co... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give. Eleanor Roosevelt

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It is equality of monotony whi... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
It is equality of monotony which makes the strength of the British Isles. Eleanor Roosevelt

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I think, at a child's birth, i... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Anyone who knows history, part... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Perhaps in His wisdom the Almi... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
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. Eleanor Roosevelt

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Where, after all, do universal... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to homeso close and so small that they cannot be seen on any map of the world. Yet they are the world of the individual person: the neighborhood he lives in; the school or college he attends; the factory, farm or office where he works. Such are the places where every man, woman and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity without discrimination. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world. Eleanor Roosevelt

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It isn't enough to talk about ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it. Eleanor Roosevelt

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If we want a free and peaceful... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it. Eleanor Roosevelt

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A trait no other nation seems ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do -- namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions. Eleanor Roosevelt

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The reason that fiction is mor... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
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. Eleanor Roosevelt

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I could not at any age be cont... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
addisonswift added I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on.