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American United Nations Diplomat, Humanitarian and First Lady (1933-45), wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd US president. 1884-1962
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A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
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A mature person is one who is does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably
Maturity
A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree as we do namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions
Nations
A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water.
StrengthTeaWomen
Actors are one family over the entire world.
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All human beings have failings, all human beings have needs and temptations and stresses. Men and women who live together through long years get to know one another's failings; but they also come to know what is worthy of respect and admiration in those they live with and in themselves. If at the end one can say, This man used to the limit the powers that God granted him; he was worthy of love and respect and of the sacrifices of many people, made in order that he might achieve what he deemed to be his task, then that life has been lived well and there are no regrets.
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All of life is a constant education.
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Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Ambition
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
ControlHistory
As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along.
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Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art
ArtTeenage
Campaign behavior for wives: Always be on time. Do as little talking as humanly possible. Lean back in the parade car so everybody can see the president.
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Change means the unknown.
Fear
Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death.
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day out-of-doors, someone I loved to talk with, a good book and some simple food and music -- that would be rest.
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Do one thing everyday that scares you.
ChangeGrowth
Do one thing everyday that scares you.
Courage
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't.
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Every woman who fails in a public position confirms this, but every woman who succeeds creates confidence.
ConfidenceFailure
For instance, it is certain that women do not want a woman for President. Nor would they have the slightest confidence in her ability to fulfill the functions of that office.
ConfidencePresidencyWomen
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