Quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt

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 war World War II

A society in which everyone works is not necessarily a free society and may indeed be a slave society; on the other hand, a societ y in whic ...

Eleanor Roosevelt freedom poverty and the poor work

If we fail to meet our problems here, no one else in the world will do so. If we fail, the heart goes out of progressives througho ut the wo ...

Eleanor Roosevelt progressivism social problems democracy

This is ... a trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do--namely, a feeling of almost childish inj ury and r ...

Eleanor Roosevelt American character

On the whole our armed services have been doing pretty well in the way of keeping us defended, but I hope our State Department wil l remembe ...

Eleanor Roosevelt military the peace politics

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

Eleanor Roosevelt egotism self-importance First Ladies of the United States

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

Eleanor Roosevelt Soviet Union politics

You need not be proud of me.... I'm only being active till you can be again--it isn't such a great desire on my part to serve the world and ...

Eleanor Roosevelt marriage politics

... it is a rather curious thing to have to divide one's life into personal and official compartments and temporarily put the pers onal side ...

Eleanor Roosevelt public life private life First Ladies of the United States

... all big changes in human history have been arrived at slowly and through many compromises. ...

Eleanor Roosevelt change compromise courage

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