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America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our otherachievements amount to nothing.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, The Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt

It is a brave thing to have courage to be an individual; it is also, perhaps, a lonely thing. But it is better than not being an individual, which is to be nobody at all.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

Love can often be misguided and do as much harm as good, but respect can do only good. It assumes that the other person's stature is as large as one's own, his rights as reasonable, his needs as important.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, Eleanor and Franklin

All of life is a constant education.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, The Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt

To be mature you have to realize what you value most... Not to arrive at a clear understanding of one's own values is a tragic waste. You have missed the whole point of what life is for.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

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

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

If you want a world ruled by law and not by force you must build up, from the very grassroots, a respect for law.

- Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.