"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Eleanor Roosevelt on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Eleanor Roosevelt on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Eleanor Roosevelt on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Eleanor Roosevelt on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Eleanor Roosevelt on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."