Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people?
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
I am convinced that every effort must be made in childhood to teach the young to use their own minds. For one thing is sure: If they don’t make up their minds, someone will do it for them.
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Doing as others told me, I was blind. Coming when others called me, I was lost. Then I left everyone, myself as well. Then I found myself, myself as well.
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
Upon awakening, let the words Thank You flow from your lips, for this will remind you to begin your day with gratitude and compassion.
The ocean is a wilderness reaching round the globe, wilder than a Bengal jungle, and fuller of monsters, washing the very wharves of our cities and the gardens of our sea-side residences.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
The trouble with the world is not that people know too little, but that they know so many things that ain’t so.
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.