Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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

The future must see the broadening of human rights throughout the world. People who have glimpsed freedom will never be content until they have secured it for themselves.

Democracy, freedom, human rights have come to have a definite meaning to the people of the world which we must not allow any nation to so change that they are made synonymous with suppression and dictatorship.

They looked like two little boys playing soldier. They seemed to be having a wonderful time, too wonderful in fact. It made me a little sad somehow. (On Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill whom she had observed in animated conversation about war in the White House’s map room during Churchill’s visit soon after the […]

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.

I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I rather like the role.

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.

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.

A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree as 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.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.