22 de julio de 2010

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

If someone betrays you once, it’s their fault; if they betray you twice, it’s your fault.

If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.

You always admire what you really don't understand

It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself.

The giving of love is an education in itself.

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.

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.

One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.

A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.
Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life

Friendship with oneself is all-important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.

I'm so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!

You must do the things you think you cannot do.

Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun;

as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday

Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do

As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along

Actors are one family over the entire world.

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality

Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.

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