ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Quotes

“It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
love 

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
life 

“Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
life 

“Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
life 

“Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.”

Eleanor Roosevelt
life 

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.”

Eleanor Roosevelt