16 Inspirational Quotes In Honor of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Birthday

A shining example of what a First Lady and human rights activist can achieve

On October 11, 1884, Eleanor Roosevelt was born – former First Lady, humans rights activist and one of the most influential women of the 20th century. She led a remarkable life, fighting for the causes she believed in and set the bar for what women in politics can achieve.

May the former First Lady’s words of wisdom enlighten you about what really matters in life and motivate you to be the best version of yourself.

 

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 lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

 

 

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

 

 

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

 

 

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

 

 

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.

 

 

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

 

 

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously.

 

 

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

 

 

A stumbling-block to the pessimist is a stepping-stone to the optimist.

 

 

You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.

 

 

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people.

 

 

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

 

 

Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.

Rose Caiola
Inspired. Rewired.

 

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