Eleanor Roosevelt
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Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms as US President. US wouldn’t have joined and supported the United Nations had it not been for Eleanor Roosevelt’s perseverance.

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Eleanor Roosevelt on a fresh start: With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Eleanor Roosevelt on women: A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

Eleanor Roosevelt on dreams: The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt on you: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

Eleanor Roosevelt on character: People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

Eleanor Roosevelt on giving: It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Eleanor Roosevelt on curiosity: I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

Eleanor Roosevelt on favors: It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.

Eleanor Roosevelt on peace: 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 on justice: Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

Eleanor Roosevelt on saying yes: Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.

Eleanor Roosevelt on planning: It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

Eleanor Roosevelt on wars: I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.

Eleanor Roosevelt on life: If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.