Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes (116 quotes)
“A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.”
"My Days by Eleanor Roosevelt", Dodge Publishing Company, 1938 , p. 23
“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.”
Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt (2013 edition), Columbia University Press - ISBN: 9780231500036
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
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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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