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Eleanor Roosevelt



    Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.

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

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    Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

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    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.

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

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

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    Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart

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

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    People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

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    I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiousity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

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    You must do the thing you think you cannot do

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    We women are callow fledglings as compared with the wise old birds who manipulate the political machinery, and we still hesitate to believe that a woman can fill certain positions in public life as competently and adequately as a man.

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

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    The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

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    I believe we will have better government when men and women discuss public issues together and make their decisions on the basis of their differing areas of concern for the welfare of their families and their world. Too often the great decisions are

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    The kind of man who thinks that helping with the dishes is beneath him will also think that helping with the baby is beneath him, and then he certainly is not going to be a very successful father

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    Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death.

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    It was a wife's duty to be interested in whatever interested her husband, whether it was politics, books, or a particular dish for dinner.

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