Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
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"A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water."
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"Do one thing every day that scares you."
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"Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway."
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"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every 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."
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Books by Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Date of birth: October 11, 1884
  • Died: November 07, 1962
  • Born: in The United States.

  • Description: Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political leader who used her influence as an active First Lady from 1933 to 1945 to promote the New Deal policies of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as taking a prominent role as an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, she continued to be an internationally prominent author and speaker for the New Deal coalition. She was a suffragist who worked to enhance the status of working women, although she opposed the Equal Rights Amendment because she believed it would adversely affect women. In the 1940s, she was one of the co-founders of Freedom House and supported the formation of the United Nations. Eleanor Roosevelt founded the UN Association of the United States in 1943 to advance support for the formation of the UN. She was a delegate to the UN General Assembly from 1945 and 1952, a job for which she was appointed by President Harry S. Truman and confirmed by the United States Congress. During her time at the United Nations chaired the committee that drafted and approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. President Truman called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.
    She was one of the most admired persons of the 20th century, according to Gallup's List of Widely Admired People.

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