The best Quotations


No woman has ever so comforted the distressed or distressed the comfortable. [on eleanor roosevelt]
- Clare Boothe Luce

A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do - namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do what you feel in your heart to be right. you'll be criticized anyway.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Happiness is not a goal, it is a by-product.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I cannot believe that war is the best solution. no one won the last war and no one will win the next.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I have spent many years of my life in opposition and i like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I think somehow we learn who we really are and then we live with that decision.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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 would be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is equality of monotony which makes the strength of the british isles.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. one must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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. the process never ends until we die. and, the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Perhaps in his wisdom the almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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Quotation Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism. - writer
Quotation It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will. - writer
Quotation Pervading nationalism imposes its dominion on man today in many different forms and with an aggressiveness that spares no one. The challenge that is already with us is the temptation to accept as true freedom what in reality is only a new form of slavery. - writer
Quotation The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers-by. - writer