Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
Quote by Eleanor Roosevelt
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Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
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.
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.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
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.
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.
Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
The end of life is in the start... Yet the start, only seen in the end.
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
I think documentaries are the greatest way to educate an entire generation that doesn't often look back to learn anything about the history that provided a safe haven for so many of us today.
Life is ours to be spent, not to be saved.
I can tell you for sure: people who are at their peak right now will not sustain that. You can't. It's against the law of nature.
Love is the ultimate theme, but it's not just for women.
Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
God made man to go by motives, and he will not go without them, any more than a boat without steam or a balloon without gas.
What we hope to achieve is a society that doesn't value a white man because he's a white man, but also doesn't value a woman because she's a woman, or a black because he's a black.