Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes (116 quotes)
“I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.”
As quoted in Peter's Quotations : Ideas for Our Time (1972) by Laurence J. Peter, p. 5
“Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.”
The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt (1992 edition), Da Capo Press - ISBN: 9780306804762
My Day (1935 - 1962)
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Born: October 11, 1884
Died: November 7, 1962 (aged 78)
Occupation: First Lady, politician
Bio: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activist for the New Deal coalition.
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“In all professions every one affects a particular look and exterior, in order to appear what he wishes to be thought; so that it may be said the world's made up of appearances.”