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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Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
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 giving of love is an education in itself.
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 should be curiosity.
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 not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.
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.
Happiness is not a goal it is a by-product.
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.
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.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
You get the health benefits of coffee up through about the first twenty-four ounces. It's the biggest source of antioxidants for Americans, and we think it helps prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's as well.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.