"Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Eleanor Roosevelt on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Eleanor Roosevelt on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Eleanor Roosevelt on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Eleanor Roosevelt on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Eleanor Roosevelt on Mahatma Gandhi
"Old age has deformities enough of its own. It should never add to them the deformity of vice."
"Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday."
"Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give."