Whatever period of life we are in is good only to the extent that we make use of it, that we live it to the hilt, that we continue to develop and understand what it has to offer us and what we have to offer it. The rewards for each age are different in kind, but they are not necessarily different in value or in satisfaction.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Profession: First Lady
Nationality: American

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Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

To leave the world richer—that is the ultimate success.

If you can develop this ability to see what you look at, to understand its meaning, to readjust your knowledge to this new information, you can continue to learn and to grow as long as you live and you'll have a wonderful time doing it.

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

There are no have-to's, just choices.

Actually, an important part of self-knowledge is that it gives one a better realization of the inner strength that can be called upon, of which one may be quite unaware.

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. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

Courage is exhilarating.

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.

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

Good leaders inspire people to have confidence in their leader. Great leaders inspire people to have confidence in themselves.

Work is always an antidote to depression.

What counts, in the long run, is not what you read; it is what you sift through your own mind; it is the ideas and impressions that are aroused in you by your reading. It is the ideas stirred in your own mind, the ideas which are a reflection of your own thinking, which make you an interesting person.

I know that we will be the sufferers if we let great wrongs occur without exerting ourselves to correct them.