Famous Quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband.

Born: October 11, 1884, New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 7, 1962, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6' 0" (1.82 m)
Spouse: Franklin D. Roosevelt (m. 1905–1945)
Children: Anna Roosevelt Halsted, Elliott Roosevelt, More
Parents: Anna Hall Roosevelt, Elliott B. Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt famous quote #423

It takes courage to love but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and giving out nothing receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.
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