On Instagram each month, I share quotes. Each month, there’s a different theme and for the month of August 2019, my theme was Eleanor Roosevelt quotes. Studying her in history (and visiting her house in Hyde Park, New York) helped me discover how truly remarkable this lady was. Here are 16 of her quotes that struck a chord in me.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.Eleanor Roosevelt
A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water. ~Eleanor Roosevelt.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”Eleanor Roosevelt
Do what you feel in your heart to be right — for you’ll be criticized anyway.Eleanor Roosevelt
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.Eleanor Roosevelt
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
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Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. ~Eleanor Roosevelt
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.Eleanor Roosevelt
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