There are no have-to’s, just choices.
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
We have reached a point today where labor-saving devices are good only when they do not throw the worker out of his job.
Love can often be misguided and do as much harm as good, but respect can do only good. It assumes that the other person’s stature is as large as one’s own, his rights as reasonable, his needs as important.
I think I have a good deal of my Uncle Theodore in me, because I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on.
More quotes about Wisdom
When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. But when they are away, we console ourselves for their absence by dwelling on their vices.
For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country. And not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change. And I have been desperate to see our country moving in that direction.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
If I shall sell both my forenoons and afternoons to society, as most appear to do, I’m sure that, for me, there would be nothing left worth living for.
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.
If you learn to practice love, compassion, joy, and equanimity, you will know how to heal the illnesses of anger, sorrow, insecurity, sadness, hatred, loneliness, and unhealthy attachments.
Nature arms each man with some faculty which enables him to do easily some feat impossible to any other.
It is seldom that the miserable of the world can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable.