Eleanor Roosevelt Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old eleanor roosevelt quotes, eleanor roosevelt sayings, and eleanor roosevelt proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual you have an obligation to be one.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent     

Eleanor Roosevelt

You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Absence makes the heart grow fonder     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is like a tea bag–you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

It isn't enough to talk about peace, one must believe it. And it isn't enough to to believe in it, one must work for it.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Do one thing every day that scares you.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best you have to give.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

A good woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is like a tea bag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps!     

Eleanor Roosevelt

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.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.     

Eleanor Roosevelt