Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes- Wise Lady

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes- Wise Lady

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.

"You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

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
Friendship with one's self is all important, because without it one can not be friends with anyone else in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship with one’s self is all important, because without it one can not be friends with anyone else in the world.

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

I believe 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 believe 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.

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

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

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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