Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, having held the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, and served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952.
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Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn't have the power to say yes.
You can never really live anyone else's life not even your child's. The influence you exert is through your own life and what you've become yourself.
I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I rather like the role.
In all our contacts it is probably the sense of being really needed and wanted which gives us the greatest satisfaction and creates the most lasting bond.
Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.
Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice.
When life is too easy for us we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone rich or poor.
Justice cannot be for one side alone but must be for both.
The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.