People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.
More quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt
We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it as not as dreadful as it appears, discovering that we have the strength to stare it down.
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.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
More quotes about Wisdom
The one who cannot restrain their anger will wish undone, what their temper and irritation prompted them to do.
He presents me with what is always an acceptable gift who brings me news of a great thought before unknown. He enriches me without impoverishing himself.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till the other is ready, and it may be along time before they get off.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.