Posts about “Eleanor Roosevelt”

Two great quotes from Eleanor Roosevelt, born on this date in 1884:

“A woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water.”

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

What has happened to us in this country? If we study our own history we find that we have always been ready to receive the unfortunates from other countries, and though this may seem a generous gesture on our part, we have profited a thousandfold by what they have brought us.
Eleanor Roosevelt – 1939

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

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Hemingway

You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.