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Eleanor Roosevelt
(1884-1962) born on
Oct 11
US first lady, social reformer. She was "First Lady of the World", U.S. delegate to U.N., 1945-53, and wrote "It's Up to the Women," 1953.
         
   
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I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.

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I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me "understand" something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
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I believe that all that we go through here must have some value.
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You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I live through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." . . . You must do the thing yo
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We must be willing to learn the lesson that cooperation may imply compromise, but if it brings a world advance it is a gain for each individual nation.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
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R: Newspaper column, 'My Day', 12 Feb 1947
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K: "My Day," Newspaper Column, 21 Jan 1946.
   


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