51+ Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes And Sayings For Inspiration

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), was the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States from 1933 to 1945, and therefore served as the first lady throughout that period. She was also a strong-willed woman, involved in numerous humanitarian causes throughout her life.

Here you will find our collection of Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes that will inspire you to live your life fearlessly.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

1. “A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

2. “Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

3. “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

4. “If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

5. “You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

6. “Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

7. “I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

8. “I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

9. “The giving of love is an education in itself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

10. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

11. “Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

12. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

13. “I believe anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

14.” The purpose of life is to live it, to taste the experience to the utmost.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

15. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

16. “Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

17. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

18.Comparison is the thief of joy.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

19. “Do the things that interest you and do them with all your heart. Don’t be concerned about whether people are watching you or criticizing you. The chances are that they aren’t paying attention to you. Work is always an antidote to depression.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

20. “Before we can make friends with anyone else, we must first make friends with ourselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

21. “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart” – Eleanor Roosevelt

22. “Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

23. “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.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

24.Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

25. “We have reached a point today where labor-saving devices are good only when they do not throw the worker out of his job.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

26. “Each time you learn something new you must readjust the whole framework of your knowledge.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

27. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

28. “There is not human being from whom we cannot learn something if we are interested enough to dig deep.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

29. “Work is always an antidote to depression.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

30. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

31. “It is a brave thing to have courage to be an individual; it is also, perhaps, a lonely thing. But it is better than not being an individual, which is to be nobody at all.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

32. “No man is defeated without until he has first been defeated within.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

33. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavour.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

34. “We gain courage and wisdom from every instance in which we stop to look fear in the face.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

35. “Every time you meet a crisis and live through it, you make it simpler for the next time.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

36. “You can not live at all if you do not learn to adapt yourself to your life as it happens to be.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

37. “We obtain our education at home, at school, and, most important, from life itself. The learning process must go on as long as we live.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

38. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

39. “Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, It can’t be done.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

40. “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

41. “None of us can afford to stop learning or to check our curiosity about new things, or to lose our humility in the face of new situations.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

42. “Education provides the necessary tools, equipment by which we learn how to learn.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

43. “The knowledge of how little you can do alone teaches you humility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

44. “The most unhappy people in the world are those who face the days without knowing what to do with their time.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

45. “You not only have a right to be an individual. You have a responsibility.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

46. “A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader; a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

47. “The function of democratic living is not to lower standards but to raise those that have been too low.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

48. “One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

49. “There is no experience from which you can’t learn something.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

50. “Perhaps we have to learn that life was not meant to be lived in security but with adventurous courage” – Eleanor Roosevelt

51. “We are the sum total of all the choices we have made.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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