Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes (116 quotes)
As quoted in: "Eleanor Roosevelt: 1884-1933" by Blanche Wiesen Cook, Viking, 1992, p. 96 - ISBN: 9780670804863
As quoted in Modern Quotations for Ready Reference (1947) by Arthur Richmond, p. 455
“When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.”
My Day (1935 - 1962)
“When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?”
As quoted in On The Universal Declaration of Human Rights by Hillary Rodham Clinton in Issues of Democracy Vol. 3, No. 3 (October 1998), p. 11
As quoted in Eleanor : The Years Alone (1972) by Joseph P. Lash
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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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