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
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.
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.
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.
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.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give.
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.
Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
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 have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.
We are never so defensless against suffering as when we love.
I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
There is a real patriotism underneath the best of my music but it is a critical, questioning and often angry patriotism.
A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
I've never been to a race car race before.
Internationally, President Obama has adopted an appeasement strategy. He believes America's role as leader in the world is a thing of the past. I believe a strong America must - and will - lead the future.
You have a strange relationship with calamity when you're a writer: you write about it as an artist, you objectify and fetishize it. You render life into material, and that's a creepy thing to do.
The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience.
Knowledge about the economy, ideas about capitalism and government, the future of the world and geopolitics were things I was never really interested in.
One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.