My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt
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Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.
I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
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.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
I can't go to war with paparazzi.
We want to answer this classical question, who am I? So I think that most of our works are for art, or whatever we do, including science or religion, tried to answer that question.
For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.
God creates your life story, then, gives you the pen to write your life story.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Irony is the gaiety of reflection and the joy of wisdom.